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  • 2 of 2 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Indiana State Library - Indianapolis [Mss I] ISLI B001 (Text) 78411-6395 Manuscripts Available -
Indiana State Library - Indianapolis [Mss I] ISLI S0054 (Text) 00000105866206 Manuscripts Available -

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  • Physical Description: 1 l folder 1 oversized folder

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Summary, etc.:
This collection consists of a letter and memorandums written by Conrad Baker. The letter is to Matthew, and the two memos were written while Baker was Governor of Indiana.
Preferred Citation of Described Materials Note:
Conrad Baker Papers, Manuscripts and Rare Books Division, Indiana State Library.
Terms Governing Use and Reproduction Note:
Patrons are responsible for obtaining permission to publish from the copyright owner.
Biographical or Historical Data:
Conrad Baker was born on February 12, 1817 in Franklin County, Pennsylvania. He studied at Pennsylvania College, and read law in Gettysburg under Thaddeus Stevens and Judge Daniel M. Smyser. In 1861 Baker was commissioned Colonel in the 1st Cavalry, 28th Regiment of Indiana. After 1853 he served as assistant provost-marshall-general in Indianapolis. In 1864 he was elected Lt. Governor under Oliver P. Morton in Indiana. Baker became Governor in 1867 when Morton was elected to US Senate, and Baker was elected Governor in 1868. Baker passed away in 1885.
Cumulative Index/Finding Aids Note:
Finding aid available in Manuscript Reading Room.
Subject: Baker, Conrad, 1817-1885.
Governors > Indiana.

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