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Pressey family papers 1812-1832

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Indiana State Library - Indianapolis [Mss I] ISLI S1078 (Text) 107801-1006 Manuscripts Available -

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General Note: Processing Information: Collection processing completed 2015/08/06 by Linda Gellert. EAD finding aid created 2015/08/06 by Linda Gellert. EAD finding aid revised 2016/02/10 by Brittany Kropf.
Restrictions on Access Note: Restrictions apply. Contact the repository for more information.
Summary, etc.: This collection includes letters from brothers Peter and Charles Pressey of Carlisle, Indiana, to Daniel Pressey of Rockingham, New Hampshire, and later, West Newbury, Massachusetts, ranging from 1812 to 1826, regarding family life and finance. The collection also includes a probate record for Daniel Pressey, dated June 8, 1832, naming Anna Pressey as executrix.
Preferred Citation of Described Materials Note: Pressey family papers, 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: Peter Pressey was born on October 26, 1790 to Petter and Betty (Moulton) Pressey in Sandown, Rockingham County, New Hampshire. He and his brother Charles Pressey moved to Carlisle, Sullivan County, Indiana during the 1810s and 1820s.Their brother Daniel Pressey was born October 6, 1786 in Sandown, Rockingham County, New Hampshire. He married Ann Hosum and they had a daughter named Betsey Ann Pressey. They later moved to West Newbury, Massachusetts where he died on August 26, 1831.Sources: "Daniel Pressey." U.S., Find A Grave Index, 1600s-Current. Accessed August 6, 2015. New Hampshire, Birth and Christening Index, 1714-1904. Accessed August 6, 2015.
Ownership and Custodial History: This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a donation.
Accumulation and Frequency of Use Note: No further additions are expected.
Subject: Frontier and pioneer life > Indiana.
Families > Indiana > 19th century.
Pioneers > Indiana > Correspondence.
Sullivan County (Ind.)
Genre: Correspondence

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