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Indiana State Library - Indianapolis [Mss I] ISLI S2653 (Text) 00000106663305 Manuscripts Available -

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  • Physical Description: 0.01 Cubic Feet (1 folder)

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General Note:
Processing Information: Collection processing completed 2013/02/14 by Nikki Schofield. Collection reprocessed 2018/08/10 by Abby Currier. EAD finding aid created 2018/08/10 by Abby Currier.
Restrictions on Access Note:
This collection is open for research.
Summary, etc.:
This collection includes two handwritten documents. One is a brief biographical note on Isaac Roach, including his rank in the U.S. army and his job as the mayor of Philadelphia. The second document is a letter from Isaac Roach to George C. Snyder while Roach was still in the army and stationed at Governor's Island.
Preferred Citation of Described Materials Note:
Isaac Roach 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:
Isaac Roach was born in 1786 and served during the War of 1812 as a major in the United States Army until he retired in 1824. In 1838, he was elected mayor of Philadelphia and served in a variety of government offices, including the Board of Health and the United States Mint, until his death on December 30, 1848 at the age of 63.
Cumulative Index/Finding Aids Note:
Finding aid online.
Ownership and Custodial History:
This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a donation from Library Scrapbook on 1932/09/12.
Accumulation and Frequency of Use Note:
No further additions are expected.
Subject: Governors Island (New York County, N.Y.)
United States. Army > Military life.
Genre: Correspondence

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