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John S. Tarkington papers, 1858-1887.

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Indiana State Library - Indianapolis [Mss I] ISLI S1280 (Text) 00000106161250 Manuscripts Available -

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  • Physical Description: 2 items 1 folder

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General Note: Processing information: Collection processing completed 2007/02 by Barbara Hilderbrand. Finding aid updated 2015/10/30 by Bethany Fiechter.
Restrictions on Access Note: This collection is open for research.
Summary, etc.: This collection contains a letter from Tarkington to Thomas A. Hendricks and an oath taken by Tarkington to become a Notary Public in Marion County.
Preferred Citation of Described Materials Note: John S. Tarkington papers, 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: John S. Tarkington was born June 24, 1832 in Centerville, Wayne County, Indiana. He graduated from Indiana Asbury, now DePauw University in 1852. He married Elizabeth Booth in 1857 and they had two children. Elizabeth died in 1909 and he married Linda H. Schulz in 1910. He was admitted to the bar in 1855 and began his practice in Indianapolis. He was in the 107th Regiment of Indiana Volunteers where he served as a private in 1863 and 132nd Regiment Indiana Volunteers where he served as captain in 1864. He served in the Indiana State House in 1863. He was the private secretary to Governor Joseph A. Wright and judge of the 5th circuit court in 1870-1872. He was a trustee at Indiana University 1858-1863. John S. Tarkington died January 30, 1923.
Cumulative Index/Finding Aids Note: available in the Manuscript Reading Room.
Subject: Hendricks, Thomas A. (Thomas Andrews), 1819-1885.

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