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Indiana State Library - Indianapolis [Mss I] ISLI S0020 (Text) 00000105866362 Manuscripts Available -

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  • Physical Description: 0.01 Cubic feet 1 folder

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General Note:
Processing Information: Collection processing completed 2004/11/16 by Lucinda Barnhart. EAD finding aid created 2015/07/30 by Laura Eliason. EAD finding aid revised 2015/08/05 by Brittany Kropf.
Restrictions on Access Note:
This collection is open for research.
Summary, etc.:
The collection consists of a typed, transcribed letter written by Francis Amos, Jr. of Shelby County, Indiana to his brother Richard Amos of Stokes County, North Carolina on August 15, 1859, concerning personal illness, religious conviction, family news, and farming.
Preferred Citation of Described Materials Note:
Francis Amos, Jr. letter, Rare Books and Manuscripts, Indiana State Library
Terms Governing Use and Reproduction Note:
Legal title, copyright, and literary rights reside with Rare Books and Manuscripts, Indiana State Library, Indianapolis, IN. All requests to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted to Rare Books and Manuscripts.
Biographical or Historical Data:
Francis Amos, Jr, born in 1802, was the son of Francis Amos, Sr. Born in North Carolina, Amos moved to Shelby County, Indiana in 1830 after his marriage to Elizabeth Manuel in 1829. Amos's sister, Lucinda ₋Lucy (Amos) Stanley and her husband John Gardiner Stanley, also resided in Shelby County. Francis Amos, Jr. died in 1872.
Ownership and Custodial History:
This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a donation from Maurine Collins Schmitz on 1969/12/08.
Accumulation and Frequency of Use Note:
No further additions are expected.
Subject: Families > Indiana > Shelby County > 19th century.
Agriculture > Indiana > Shelby County > 19th century.
Shelby County (Ind.)
Genre: Correspondence.

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