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Gilleland Family collection 1823-1827

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Indiana State Library - Indianapolis [Mss I] ISLI S0514 (Text) 514001-100654 Manuscripts Available -

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  • Physical Description: 1 folder, 2 oversize folders.

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General Note: Processed by: Elizabeth M. Wilkinson, January 2007. Finding aid revised: Brittany Kropf, 11/04/2015.
Restrictions on Access Note: The collection is open for research use.
Summary, etc.: This collection consists of one letter and several land grand certificates and land indentures related to James and John Gilleland and land in Fayette County, Indiana. The letter, addressed to James Gilleland, discusses money owed by his “brother John” as well as the Gilleland’s old neighbors back in Pennsylvania.
Preferred Citation of Described Materials Note: Gilleland Family collection, 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: James Gilleland (sometimes spelled Gilliland) was born in 1781 and his brother John was born in 1789. They moved to Fayette County, Indiana from Pennsylvania in 1822. They bought several tracts of land in Fayette County and appeared to be active in the community. James passed away in 1854 and John passed away in 1876. Both are buried in the Christian Church cemetery in Bentonville, Fayette County, Indiana.
Accumulation and Frequency of Use Note: No further additions are expected.
Subject: Gilliland family.
Fayette County (Ind.)
Genre: Correspondence
Land grants

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