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Indiana State Library - Indianapolis [Mss I] ISLI L070 (Text) 00000106297120 Manuscripts Available -

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  • Physical Description: 0.3 Cubic feet 1 manuscript box

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General Note:
Processing Information: Collection processing and finding aid completed by Christina Baich during February 2006. Finding aid revised by Brittany Kropf on 2015/11/06. EAD finding aid completed by Bethany Fiechter on 2018/04/06.
Restrictions on Access Note:
This collection is open for research.
Summary, etc.:
The collection consists principally of records of the Mars Hill and Indianapolis Gravel Road Company and the Bluff Creek Gravel Road Company, for both of which Hines served as an officer. Included are the companies' articles of association, minutes of meetings, correspondence, receipts, accounts, contracts, and officer election results (1861-1871). Also included are receipts and accounts for Hines' personal and family expenses.
Preferred Citation of Described Materials Note:
Cyrus C. Hines collection, 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:
Cyrus C. Hines was born on December 10, 1830, in Washington County, New York. He arrived in Indianapolis, Indiana, in April 1854, and began studying law with Simon Yandes. In 1855, he was admitted to the bar and entered into practice with Yandes. Hines enlisted in the 11th Indiana Volunteers on April 19, 1861 and was appointed Second Sergeant of Company H. On August 28, 1863, he resigned from service after reaching the rank of Colonel (57th Indiana Volunteers) due to an injury sustained in late 1862. He returned to his law practice in May 1866. In October of that year, he was elected judge of the judicial circuit comprising Marion, Hendricks, and Johnson counties. He held this judgeship until December 1870 when he resigned. Shortly thereafter, he entered into a law practice with Albert Gallatin Porter and Benjamin Harrison. In 1873, the firm became Harrison & Hines when Porter retired. Later partners included William Henry Harrison Miller and John B. Elam. Hines left the practice in 1884 to care for his ailing brother and his estate. After his brother⁰́₉s death in 1885, Hines moved to New York City. He died in 1901. Source: Taylor, Charles W. Biographical Sketches and Review of the Bench and Bar of Indiana. Indianapolis:Bench and Bar Publishing Co., 1895.
Ownership and Custodial History:
This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a donation from the Library of Congress on 1961/04/05.
Accumulation and Frequency of Use Note:
No further additions are expected.
Subject: Northport and Mars Hill Gravel Company (Marion County, Ind.).
Account books > Indiana.
Business enterprises > Indiana.
Judges > Indiana.
Lawyers > Indiana.

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