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Indiana State Library - Indianapolis [Mss I] ISLI S1626 (Text) 00000106662034 Manuscripts Available -

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General Note:
Processing Information: Collection processing completed 2016/7/21 by Nikki Stoddard Schofield.
Restrictions on Access Note:
This collection is open for research.
Summary, etc.:
This collection consists of one paper handwritten in ink on both sides giving two election results among British soldiers. In the election held at Brookville, Franklin County, the following officers were chosen to command the Light Infantry Company attached to the 7th Regiment and Militia: David Oliver, Captain; Bethuel F. Morris, Lieutenant; Henry A. Reed, Ensign. In the Dearborn County election, the men elected a lieutenant in the 3rd Regiment and Militia to replace Erasmus Powell, who was promoted. The new lieutenant was George Walson. The date of the election returns statement is August 22, 1816.
Preferred Citation of Described Materials Note:
Militia election returns, 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:
This statement of election returns pertains to the election of officers in the Light Infantry, 7th Regiment and Militia, on August 30, 1816. Two elections are reported, one held in Brookville in Franklin County, and one held in Dearborn County. The Light Infantry of the 7th Regiment and Militia were British soldiers.
Ownership and Custodial History:
This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a records transfer from the library scrapbook on 1932/10/21.
Accumulation and Frequency of Use Note:
No further additions are expected.
Subject: Indiana. Militia.
Voting registers.
Brookville (Ind.)
Dearborn County (Ind.)
Franklin County (Ind.)

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