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Vigo Post Office Receipts 1872-73

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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 OB003, Folder 27 (Text) 3270001-79866621 Manuscripts Available -

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  • Physical Description: 1 oversize folder

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General Note:
Processing information: Collection processing completed 2006/02 by Benjamin Clark. Finding aid revised 2015/11/21 by Lauren Patton.
Summary, etc.:
This collection contains a list of receipts of registered mail in Vigo County, Indiana.
Preferred Citation of Described Materials Note:
Vigo Post Office Receipts, 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:
The post office in Vigo County, Indiana was first established on May 17, 1844. George Wood was the first Post Master of the Vigo Post Office. However, the Post Office was discontinued on September 22, 1846 only to be re-established on April 2, 1884 under the Post Master Eli R. Crites. The Vigo Post Office had two subsequent Post Masters, William B. Hunt (appointed January 25, 1886) and Curtis S. Watson (appointed May 15, 1889), before being discontinued again on November 15, 1905.
Subject: Post office stations and branches > Indiana > Vigo County.
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