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Manuscripts & Rare Books Division
Indiana State Library
Finding Aid by: Claire Rutledge, February 18, 2012.
The collection’s two letters were sent to Abraham Miller of the Wisconsin Territory in 1845. One, sent by his father Samuel, details the sickness prevalent amongst the settlers, the revivalist Methodist congregations, and the annual crop. The second letter written by B.F. Keith, accounts the personal lives of mutual friends and family.
Within the collection.
This collection contains two handwritten letters from 1845 as well as transcripts typed in 1969. These letters contain topics such as disease, farming, mutual family and friends, and steamboat travel. Also included is an obituary for Dr. James Reid Hinkle dated 1914.
Manuscript materials CANNOT be photocopied or digitized in their entirety. Photocopies and/or digital images cannot exceed 25% of a collection or a folder within a collection. In some cases, photocopying may not be permitted due to the condition of the item. Check with a Manuscript Librarian for other options.
August 29, 1845 Letter from Sam Miller to son Abraham Miller
December 4, 1845 Letter from B.F. Keith to Abraham Miller
September 1914 Obituary for Dr. Hinkle
January 1969 Copies of letters by Blanche Beal Lowe
Size of Collection: 5 items
Collection Dates: 1845, 1914, 1969
Access : The collection is open for research use
Reproduction Rights: Permission to reproduce, exhibit, or publish material in this collection must be obtained from the Manuscripts and Rare Books Division, Indiana State Library.
Language: Materials are entirely in English
Alternate Formats: None