Boston and Indiana Land Co. Auction Schedule
OB 31
1 ov. folder

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Processed by: Philip N. William, 1999
Revised by: Jennifer Duplaga, May 2005

Organizational History:

In 1843, the Boston and Indiana Land Company, based in Boston, auctioned off the whole of its property.  The trustees held land in Vanderburgh, Warrick, Gibson, Pike, Daviess, Greene, and Clay counties of Indiana and in Macon, Clarke, and Coles counties of Illinois. 

Scope and Content Note:

The collection is a printed four-page schedule of lands offered for sale at auction by the Boston and Indiana Land Company, dated August 14, 1843.  The schedule pages are sewn together and list by county the company’s properties which were being sold in seven counties of Indiana and three counties of Illinois.  The date of patent, number of patent, section, township, range, and number of acres are given for each property.  The place of the auction and conditions of sale are also provided.

Item Listing:

14 Aug. 1843

PD, four-page schedule of lands offered at auction

Collection Information:

Size of Collection:

1 oversized folder

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