Processing Information: Collection processing completed 2006/04 by Benjamin Clark. Finding aid updated 2015/11/16 by Edythe Huffman.
Restrictions on Access Note:
This collection is open for research.
This collection contains an indenture for real estate purchased by Benjamin and Juliet Corwine in Henry County, Indiana.
Preferred Citation of Described Materials Note:
Benjamin and Juliet Corwine Indenture, 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:
Benjamin Corwine (or Corwin) was born February 26, 1811 in Mason County, Kentucky. Corwine was a merchant by trade in Bainbridge, Indiana. In addition to his business, Corwine was a liberal supporter of the local Bainbridge schools and advocated the paving of roads in Putnam County, Indiana. His wife, Juliet (St. Clair Whitsett) was born in Montgomery County, Kentucky June 8, 1825. Benjamin died May 2, 1872 and Juliet died August 13, 1908.