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Ross family correspondence and papers, 1804-1841.

Ross family. (Author).

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Indiana State Library - Indianapolis [Mss I] ISLI S1811 (Text) 00000106178775 Manuscripts Available -

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  • Physical Description: 1 folder

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General Note:
Processing information: Collection processing completed 2005/11 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 primarily of the correspondence of John and Ann Ross.
Preferred Citation of Described Materials Note:
John F. Ross correspondence and papers, 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 Manuscript Section, Indiana State Library. Possession of a reproduction from an Indiana State Library collection does not constitute permission for use.
Biographical or Historical Data:
John F. Ross was born on March 4, 1788, near Morgantown, Virginia. He moved to Indiana in 1805. He served in the Indiana militia during the War of 1812 and continued his service until 1819. Ross also served as prosecuting attorney for several counties; assistant secretary of the Constitutional Convention (1816); a member of the State House of Representatives (1819-1821); and president judge of the 2nd circuit (1823-1834). In 1827, he married Ann Vernon with whom he had two children. He died on May 29, 1834.
Subject: Ross family.
Ross, John F. (John Ferry), 1788-1834.
Indiana. Militia.
Indiana. Constitutional Convention (1816)
Indiana. General Assembly. House of Representatives.
Indiana. Circuit Court (2nd Circuit)
Public prosecutors > Indiana > Harrison County.
Public prosecutors > Indiana > Lawrence County.
Public prosecutors > Indiana > Monroe County.
Legislators > Indiana.
Judges > Indiana.
United States > History > War of 1812.

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