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James Brown Ray correspondence, 1825-1831.

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Indiana State Library - Indianapolis [Mss I] ISLI S1097 (Text) 00000106160419 Manuscripts Collection Available -

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  • Physical Description: 1 folder

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General Note:
Processing information: Collection processing completed 2005/11 by Christina Baich. Finding aid updated 2015/10/30 by Bethany Fiechter.
Restrictions on Access Note:
The collection is open for research use.
Summary, etc.:
The collection consists of Photostat copies of letters held at the National Archives and two original documents, a letter and a grant of remission to Robert McCarty.
Preferred Citation of Described Materials Note:
James Brown Ray correspondence, Rare Books and Manuscripts Section, Indiana State Library.
Terms Governing Use and Reproduction Note:
Permission to reproduce, exhibit, or publish material in this collection must be obtained from the National Archives and Records Administration. Possession of a reproduction from an Indiana State Library collection does not constitute permission for use.
Biographical or Historical Data:
James Brown Ray was born on February 19, 1794, in Jefferson County, Kentucky. He studied law in Cincinnati and then settled in Brookville, Indiana in 1818. Ray served in the State House of Representatives (1821-1822) and the State Senate (1822-1825). He served as governor of Indiana from 1825 to 1831. After leaving office, he practiced law in Indianapolis. James Brown Ray died in August 1848.
Subject: Ray, James Brown, 1794-1848.
Indiana. General Assembly. House of Representatives.
Indiana. General Assembly. Senate.
Lawyers > Indiana > Brookville.
Lawyers > Indiana > Indianapolis.
Legislators > Indiana.
Governors > Indiana.

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