Manuscripts & Rare Books Division
Indiana State Library
Processed by: Philip N. Williams, 1999
Andrew Foote, member of the Indiana House of Representatives in 1840 and 1841, was born in Carlisle, Pennsylvania, on December 15, 1786. He lived in Ohio, then moved to Parke County, Indiana in 1833. Foote was storekeeper. He was also a member of the Whig Party and then the Republican Party. Foote was married and had two children. He died in Parke County on August 12, 1859.
Information Found within Collection
Scope and Content:
The collection is one letter written January 1, 1841, by Andrew Foote to Dr. James L. Allen of Rockville, Indiana. In the letter, Foote mentions that he has written to Lucius Addison. He also reviews what has transpired in the Indiana House of Representatives, giving more attention to the mismanagement of internal improvements than any other matter. Foote concedes that there has been some mismanagement “is indisputable.” He further remarks that the revenue system is undergoing revision.
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Folder and Item Listing:
1841, Jan. 1 ALS, from A. Foote to Dr. James L. Allen.
Size of Collection: 1 folder, 1 item
Collection Dates: 1841
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