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Joanna M. Lane letter 1863/12/06

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Indiana State Library - Indianapolis [Mss I] ISLI S0803 (Text) 00000106159809 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 2016/01/28 by Laura Eliason. EAD finding aid created 2016/01/28 by Laura Eliason.
Restrictions on Access Note: This collection is open for research.
Summary, etc.: This collection contains a letter written by Joanna M. Lane to author and historian, Benson J. Lossing, on December 8, 1863. The letter contains Mrs. Lane's comments regarding life in Washington D.C., the situation in the House of Representatives and the expected election of Schulyer Colfax as Speaker of the House, and the growing feelings against General Mead.
Preferred Citation of Described Materials Note: Joanna M. Lane 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: Joanna M. Elston Lane was born on September 28, 1826 at Crawfordsville, Indiana to Major Isaac C. and Maria Elston. She married Henry S. Lane on February 11, 1845. Her husband was a U.S. Congressman, Indiana Governor, and served as U.S. Senator from Indiana during the Civil War. Mrs. Lane died on April 6, 1914. Sources: "Joanna Maria Elston Lane." Find a Grave Index. Accessed January 26, 2016."Mrs. H.S. Lane, a Noted Indiana Woman, is Dead." The Crawfordsville Journal. April 6, 1914.
Ownership and Custodial History: This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a donation from Joseph Rubinfine on 1975/10/02.
Accumulation and Frequency of Use Note: No further additions are expected.
Subject: Colfax, Schuyler, 1823-1885.
Lossing, Benson John, 1813-1891.
United States. Congress. House.
Indiana > Politics and government > 19th century.
Knoxville (Tenn.) > History > 19th century.
Genre: Correspondence.

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