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Caleb Blood Smith speech and paper, 1848-1849.

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Indiana State Library - Indianapolis [Mss I] ISLI S1201 (Text) 00000106161144 Manuscripts 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 a speech given by Caleb Blood Smith in the U.S. House of Representatives and a document enumerating appointments in the Treasury Department.
Preferred Citation of Described Materials Note: Caleb Blood Smith speech and paper, 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: Caleb Blood Smith was born on April 16, 1808, in Boston, Massachusetts. He graduated from Miami University of Ohio in 1827 and was admitted to the bar in 1828. Smith began practicing law in Connersville, Indiana. Smith served as a State Representative (1833-1837, 1840-1841); U.S. Representative (1843-1849); Mexican claims commissioner (1849-1851); and delegate to the Peace Commission in 1861. He was appointed Secretary of the Interior by President Lincoln and held that office from March 5, 1861 to January 1, 1863. He died on January 7, 1864, in Indianapolis, Indiana.
Subject: Smith, Caleb B. (Caleb Blood), 1808-1864.
United States. Department of the Treasury.
Indiana. General Assembly. House of Representatives.
United States. Congress. House.
United States. Department of the Interior.
Lawyers > Indiana > Connersville.
Legislators > Indiana.
Legislators > United States.
Judges > United States.

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