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Indiana State Library - Indianapolis [Mss I] ISLI S1451 (Text) 00000106665003 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 2019/11/15 by Laura Eliason. EAD finding aid created 2019/11/15 by Laura Eliason.
Restrictions on Access Note:
This collection is open for research.
Summary, etc.:
This collection includes a June 30, 1839 letter sent by William and Lydia Wood from Pleasant Ridge, Ohio to Jacob and Polly St. John in Johnson County, Indiana. In the letter the Woods relate family news, farming prices and the progress of a turnpike being built to Montgomery, Ohio.
Preferred Citation of Described Materials Note:
William and Lydia Wood letter, 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:
William Wright Wood was born on February 14, 1813 in Hamilton County, Ohio to James and Charity Chandler Wood, early settlers of the village of Pleasant Ridge near Cincinnati. Lydia Hurin Marsh was born on January 12, 1817 and she married William on March 16, 1836. William was a farmer and lived on the family homestead until his death on September 27, 1875. Lydia passed away twenty years later on February 28, 1895. William's older sister Polly Chandler (1794-1863) married Jacob St. John (1790-1845) in 1816 and they later settled in Johnson County, Indiana in 1837. Sources: "William Wright Wood." Memorial ID 5596568. Accessed November 15, 2019. Turrill, Merwin Sherman. The James Wood Family Record, 1771-1899 . Cincinnati, Ohio: n.p., 1899.
Ownership and Custodial History:
This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a donation from Martha Burgan on 1934/11/23.
Accumulation and Frequency of Use Note:
No further additions are expected.
Subject: Agriculture > 19th century.
Roads > Design and construction > 19th century.
Johnson County (Ind.)
Genre: Correspondence.

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