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Henry Charles letters 1848-1858.

Charles, Henry. (Author).

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  • 1 of 1 copy 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 S0251 (Text) 00000106657778 Manuscripts Available -

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  • Physical Description: 1 folder

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General Note:
Processed by: Jamie Dunn, June 2013
Restrictions on Access Note:
The collection is open for research use.
Summary, etc.:
This collection consists of fourteen letters from Charles to Sarah and Tamar Thorn in Selma, Ohio. Charles writes about his life and family, abolitionism, and his Quaker faith.
Preferred Citation of Described Materials Note:
Henry Charles letters, 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:
Henry Charles was born about 1822 in Indiana. He married Olive Ann Jackson on February 17, 1850, in Randolph County, Indiana. After Olive's death, he married Michale [last name unknown]. Charles had at least 11 children with his first wife, and at least two children with his second wife. Throughout his life, he worked as a teacher and a doctor. Charles died between 1880 and 1900.
Subject: Quakers > Indiana > 19th century.
Abolitionists > Indiana.
Randolph County (Ind.)
Genre: Correspondence.

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