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Robert Beaty ledgers circa 1816

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Indiana State Library - Indianapolis [Mss I] ISLI L182 (Text) 182001-100654 Manuscripts Available -

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  • Physical Description: 0.2 Cubic feet 1 small manuscript box

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General Note: Processing Information: Collection processing completed 2016/04/04 by Edythe Huffman. EAD finding aid created 2016/04/04 by Edythe Huffman.
Restrictions on Access Note: This collection is open for research.
Summary, etc.: This collection includes two autographed transaction ledgers from Robert Beaty in Greene County, Indiana ranging from 1816-1817 regarding financial transactions and lists of weights and measures.
Preferred Citation of Described Materials Note: Robert Beaty ledgers, 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: Robert Beaty [Baity] was born March 5, 1795 in Virginia to Andrew and Ann [Nancy?] Beaty, the oldest of several children, including John and James. Beaty married Elizabeth Cox on Aug. 30, 1820 in Pulaski County, KY; she died in 1857. They had 9 children: Eleanor (born 1844, died 1865), Nancy, William, Elisabeth, Polly, Barbary [Barbara], Floyd, Amanda, and Lucinda. Beaty was a shopkeeper, selling a wide variety of products in 1816 and 1817 and lived in Greene County, IN from at least 1824 though 1860. He was a justice of the peace in Greene County, appointed May 17, 1824. He died May 5, 1862 and is buried in Ferguson Cemetery, Lawrence County, IN. Information found within the collection."[Baity], Robert". (1947). Executive Proceedings of the State of Indiana, 1816-1836. Indianapolis, IN: Indiana Historical Bureau. Print. (p. 446).[Baty] Robert". 1830 United States Federal Census. Retrieved 2016/03/15. http://interactive.ancestry.com"Beaty, Robert". 1850 United States Federal Census. Retrieved 2016/03/15. http://interactive.ancestry.com"Beaty, Robert". 1860 United States Federal Census. Retrieved 2016/03/15. http://interactive.ancestry.com"Beaty, Robert". Find a Grave Memorial. Retrieved 2016/04/04. http://www.findagrave.com"Cox, Elizabeth". Kentucky Marriages, 1802-1850. Retrieved 2016/03/16. http://search.ancestry.com
Ownership and Custodial History: This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a donation from Cheryl A. Gliva on 2016/03/17.
Accumulation and Frequency of Use Note: No further additions are expected.
Subject: Beaty, Robert, 1795-1862
Businessmen > Indiana > 19th century.
Dry-goods.
Indiana Territory.
Bloomfield (Ind.)
Greene County (Ind.)
Genre: Ledgers

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