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Daniel W. Voorhees letters, 1860 and 1873.

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Indiana State Library - Indianapolis [Mss I] ISLI S1343 (Text) 00000106177579 Manuscripts Available -

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General Note: Processing Information: Collection processing completed 2006/02 by Christina Baich. Finding aid updated 2015/11/23 by Lauren Patton.
Restrictions on Access Note: The collection is open for research use.
Summary, etc.: The collection contains two letters written by Voorhees. The first is to Colonel Richard W. Thompson regarding Voorhees' impending trip to Washington. The other is to James C. Drury, Attorney General of Indiana, regarding a painting of James Hughes that Voorhees had hung in the Indiana State Library and wanted to remove to give to the Hughes family.
Preferred Citation of Described Materials Note: Daniel W. Voorhees letters, 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: Daniel Wolsey Voorhees was born on September 26, 1827, in Butler County, Ohio. His family moved to Indiana while he was still a child. In 1849, he graduated from Indiana Asbury (DePauw) University. In 1851, he began practicing law in Covington, Indiana. He moved to Terre Haute, Indiana, where he continued to practice law. He served as U.S. District Attorney for Indiana (1858-1861). Voorhees was elected to the U.S. House of Representatives and served from 1861 to 1866 and 1869 to 1873. He also served in the U.S. Senate from 1877 to 1897. He died on April 10, 1897, shortly after leaving the Senate.
Subject: Voorhees, Daniel W. (Daniel Wolsey), 1827-1897.
Thompson, Richard W. (Richard Wigginton), 1809-1900.
Hughes, James, 1823-1873.
Indiana State Library.
Lawyers > Indiana > Covington.
Lawyers > Indiana > Terre Haute.
Legislators > United States.

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