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William P. Fishback letters and scrapbook, 1859-1876.

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Indiana State Library - Indianapolis [Mss I] ISLI S0464 (Text) 00000105869432 Manuscripts Collection Available -

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  • Physical Description: 1 folder

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Restrictions on Access Note:
The collection is open for research use.
Summary, etc.:
The collection contains two letters written by Fishback to family members and a small scrapbook with clippings and notes on political matters.
Preferred Citation of Described Materials Note:
S464, William P. Fishback letters and scrapbook, Manuscript Section, Indiana 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:
William Pinckney Fishback was born on November 11, 1831, in Batavia, Ohio. He attended Miami University of Ohio and Farmer's College (Ohio). He studied law under his father and practiced with him until moving to Indianapolis, Indiana. He opened a law office in Indianapolis in 1857. From 1870 to 1872, he was editor of the Indianapolis Journal. Fishback moved to St. Louis to join the staff of the St. Louis Democrat (1872-1874). He then returned to Indianapolis and the practice of law. He died on January 15, 1901.
Subject: Fishback, William P. (William Pinckney)
Lawyers > Indiana.

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