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Joseph Glover collection 1805-1881

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Indiana State Library - Indianapolis [Mss I] ISLI S0518 (Text) 518001-100654 Manuscripts Available -

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  • Physical Description: 1 folder.

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General Note: Finding Aid by: Erica Sgroi, April 2013
Restrictions on Access Note: The collection is open for research use.
Summary, etc.: This collection consists of business papers from 1805 to 1842, including personal and prison receipts from Kentucky (1805-1810). It also includes Lawrence County Court and Sheriff's papers from the 1820s-1830s, land and business papers from Lawrence County, rules and membership list of a Lawrence County association “for the purpose of suppressing crimes in general, and more particularly those of counterfeiting and horse stealing” from 1819, and a petition on behalf of Indiana Judge John H. Thompson from 1839.
Preferred Citation of Described Materials Note: Joseph Glover 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: Joseph Glover was born in 1782 in Grayson County, Virginia. He married Mary McManus on May 11, 1813, and they had 11 children. He was a clerk and bookkeeper of the Kentucky State Prison. He moved to Orange County Indiana in 1811 and was a farmer in Lawrence County, Indiana from 1816 to 1844. He was the Lawrence County Sheriff: 1818-1822, 1826-1828, and 1831-1835. He was a member of the Indiana House of Representatives from 1822 to 1823. Glover died on July 21, 1844.
Accumulation and Frequency of Use Note: No further additions are expected.
Subject: Crime > Indiana > Lawrence County > 19th century.
Prisons > Kentucky > 19th century.
Lawrence County (Ind.)
Receipts (Acknowledgments)
Genre: Petitions

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