Charles H. Test Letters
S 1296
1840-1843
1 folder

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Processed by: Christina Baich, November 2005


Biographical Note:

Charles H. Test was born on July 9, 1802, in Wilmington, Delaware. His family moved to Brookville, Indiana, around 1810. His father was John Test, an Indiana judge and U.S. Congressman. He was admitted to the bar in 1822. Test married Rebecca Davis in 1824. Test was elected to the State House of Representatives and served from 1826 to 1827. He served as president judge of the 6th circuit (1830-1836); State Senator (1840-1841); Indiana Secretary of State (1849-1853); judge of the 12th circuit (1857-1870); and Marion County criminal court judge (1872-1874). Test married his second wife, Elizabeth Moore, in 1842. He also wrote a novel called The Novice. Charles Test died on October 10, 1885.

Source:
Shepherd, Rebecca A., Charles W. Calhoun, Elizabeth Shanahan-Shoemaker, and Alan F. January, comp. A Biographical Directory of the Indiana General Assembly, Volume 1, 1816-1899. Indianapolis: The Select Committee on the Centennial History of the Indiana General Assembly, 1980.

Ancestry Library. Indiana State Library. 21 Nov. 2005. <http://www.ancestrylibrary.com>.

Scope and Content Note:

The collection consists of photocopies of letters written to Charles Test by Nathanael Sewig, David Hoover, F. C. Holliday, and Wickersham.


Item Listing:

1 Folder.  
   
1840 Dec. 14 Nathanael Sewig to Charles Test, photocopy of ALS
1840 Dec. 28 Nathanael Sewig to Charles Test, photocopy of ALS
1840 Dec. 29 David Hoover to Charles Test, photocopy of ALS
1841 Jan. 1 F. C. Holliday to Charles Test, photocopy of ALS
1841 Jan. 12 David Hoover to Charles Test, photocopy of ALS
1843 Feb. 3 David Hoover to Charles Test, photocopy of ALS
1843? Wickersham to Charles Test, photocopy of ALS
   

Collection Information:

Size of Collection:

1 folder

Collection Dates:

1840-1843

Provenance:

I. U.  Lilly Library

Access: This collection is open for research.

Restrictions:

None

Reproduction Rights:

Permission to reproduce, exhibit, or publish material in this collection must be obtained from the Manuscript Section, Indiana State Library.  Possession of a reproduction from an Indiana State Library collection does not constitute permission for use.

Language Materials are entirely in English

Alternate Formats:

None

Related Holdings:

 S1298, Biographical information on John Test

Notes:

 


Photocopying Policy:

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.