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Indiana State Library - Indianapolis [Mss I] ISLI S1819 (Text) 00000106178783 Manuscripts Available -

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Summary, etc.:
This collection contains the commissions and appointments of James and Alexander Dill for the Indiana Territory and State of Indiana.
Preferred Citation of Described Materials Note:
Dill Family papers, Manuscript Section, Indiana Division, Indiana State Library.
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Patrons are responsible for obtaining permission to publish from the copyright owner.
Biographical or Historical Data:
James Dill was an Irish attorney who came to America shortly after the Revolutionary War and settled in the Northwest Territory. He was a friend of William Henry Harrison and the son-in-law of General Arthur St. Clair. He was one of the first members of the bar in Dearborn County, Indiana. He represented Dearborn County at the Constitutional Convention of Indiana in 1816. He was the first recorder of Dearborn County. He served as a General during the War of 1812, was speaker of the Territorial legislature of Indiana and a member of the anti-slavery party. James Dill died in 1838. Alexander Dill, the son of James Dill, served as an officer in the 55th Regiment of Indiana.
Cumulative Index/Finding Aids Note:
available in the Manuscript Reading Room.
Subject: Dill, James, 1772-1838.
Dill, Carl Alexander.
Dearborn County (Ind.)
Jefferson County (Ind.)

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