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Samuel Moore papers, 1823-1953.

Moore, Samuel (Author).
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  • 2 of 2 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Indiana State Library - Indianapolis [Mss I] ISLI L110 (Text) 00000106296650 Manuscripts Available -
Indiana State Library - Indianapolis [Mss I] ISLI V096 (Text) 7788-7788 Manuscripts Available -

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  • Physical Description: 3 manuscripts boxes, 14 volumes

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Restrictions on Access Note:
The collection is open for research use.
Summary, etc.:
This collection contains the business and personal papers and correspondence of Samuel Moore. The papers include information on Moore's dry goods store, indentures, deeds, transportation expenses for goods, stock certificates, and investment papers. Also included, are family correspondence, a diary, correspondence regarding state and national politics, the Whig Party, and the work of the Indiana legislature.
Immediate Source of Acquisition Note:
Ida Fogleman May 1, 1917; June 19, 1918; November 1945 and 1954.
Biographical or Historical Data:
Samuel Moore was born in Albemarle Sound, Perquimans County, North Carolina on January 21, 1799. He came to Indiana in 1818 and founded the town of Mooresville, Morgan County, Indiana in 1824. He married Eliza Worthington in 1828. He was the owner of a dry goods store, was involved in pork packing and shipment of agricultural products to Cincinnati and New Orleans; he also operated a grist mill near Mooresville. Samuel Moore died March 1, 1889.
Subject: Bates, Hervey.
Blake, Thomas H. (Thomas Holdsworth), 1792-1849.
Bright, Jesse D. (Jesse David), 1812-1875.
Lanier, J. F. D. (James Franklin Doughty), 1800-1881.
McCarty, Nicholas, 1795-1854.
Moore, Joseph, 1832-1905.
Wallace, David, 1799-1859.
Whig Party (U.S.)
Indiana. General Assembly.
Businessmen > Indiana > Mooresville.
Account books.
Dry-goods.
Land titles.
Mooresville (Ind.)

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