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Pike Township, Marion County, Indiana road tax list 1850-1851

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Indiana State Library - Indianapolis [Mss I] ISLI S2021 (Text) 00000106663172 Manuscripts Available -

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Processing Information: Collection processing completed 2018/04/04 by Laura Eliason. EAD finding aid created 2018/04/04 by Laura Eliason.
Restrictions on Access Note:
This collection is open for research.
Summary, etc.:
This collection includes photocopies of the 1850 road tax list for District No. 1, Pike Township, Marion County, Indiana and the list of the amount of work done on the roads in 1850 dated May 28, 1851.
Preferred Citation of Described Materials Note:
Pike Township, Marion County, Indiana road tax list, 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:
Pike Township lies in the northwest corner of Marion County, Indiana and was named for General Zebulon Pike, a war hero of the War of 1812. The township contains 28,160 acres of land and was created by the order of the county commissioners on April 16, 1822. For many years the township remained undeveloped and had few residents. By 1900, the census only counted 2,000 residents and the population had only increased to 3,400 by 1950. After a number of improvements and construction projects the township has grown to more than 78,000 residents from diverse social, cultural, and ethnic backgrounds.Sources:Donnelly, Cathleen F. "Pike Township." In The Encyclopedia of Indianapolis edited by David J. Bodenhamer and Robert G. Barrows, 1116-1117. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1994.Metropolitan School District of Pike Township. "Community Overview." Accessed April 4, 2018. http://www.pike.k12.in.us/content/community-overview.StatisticalAtlas.com. "Population of the Pike Township, Marion County, Indiana." Accessed April 2, 2018. https://statisticalatlas.com/county-subdivision/Indiana/Marion-County/Pike-Township/Population.Sulgrove, Berry R. History of Indianapolis and Marion County, Indiana. Philadelphia: L.H. Everts & Company, 1884.
Ownership and Custodial History:
This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a records transfer from the Genealogy Division.
Accumulation and Frequency of Use Note:
No further additions are expected.
Subject: Roads > Indiana > Marion County.
Roads > Indiana > Marion County > Design and construction.
Taxation > Indiana.
Marion County (Ind.)

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