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Indiana State Library - Indianapolis [Mss I] ISLI S1222 (Text) 00000106161201 Manuscripts Available -

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  • Physical Description: 0.02 Cubic feet 2 folders

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General Note: Processing Information: Collection processing and finding aid completed 2016/12/1 by Nikki Stoddard Schofield.
Restrictions on Access Note: This collection is open for research.
Summary, etc.: This collection is divided into two folders: 1836-1838 and 1838-1853. The original letters include those written by Joshua Soule, a dentist in Indianapolis, and his fiance, Eliza Lawson of Lebanon, Ohio. Some of the other correspondents are William Brown, Andrew Kennedy, and James Whitcomb. Letters dated 1843-1844 regard Democratic party politics.
Preferred Citation of Described Materials Note: Joshua Soule correspondence, Rare Books and Manuscripts, Indiana State Library
Terms Governing Use and Reproduction Note: Legal title, copyright, and literary rights reside with Rare Books and Manuscripts, Indiana State Library, Indianapolis, IN. All requests to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted to Rare Books and Manuscripts.
Biographical or Historical Data: Joshua Soule was born December 6, 1806, in Avon, Franklin County, Maine, to Reverend Joshua and Sarah Jane Soule. Joshua married Eliza M. Lawson on April 17, 1839, in Lebanon, Ohio. He was a dentist in Indianapolis, where he was living in 1850 when the census taker recorded his family thus: Joshua, 50 (should be 43 or 44); Eliza, 42; C. V., 11; Julia L., 9; Margaret H., 8; and Charles E., 4. Dr. Soule died on August 15, 1853, and was buried in Greenlawn Cemetery (now defunct) in downtown Indianapolis.
Ownership and Custodial History: This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a donation from Belle Kettron on 1936/8/5.
Accumulation and Frequency of Use Note: No further additions are expected.
Subject: Democratic Party (U.S.)
Indiana > Politics and government > 19th century.
Indianapolis (Ind.)

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