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Heaton and Wade Family Papers
4 folders

Manuscripts & Rare Books Division
Indiana State Library

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Processed by: Barbara Hilderbrand, March 2007

Biographical Note:

Isaac F. Wade was born in 1811 in Ohio and later moved to Crawfordsville, Montgomery County, Indiana and worked as a stone cutter and marble dealer.  He married Alethia Heaton the daughter of Mary Heaton.  Wade died in 1897.


Ancestry Library. Indiana State Library. 26 Mar. 2007. <>

Scope and Content Note:

This collection contains the correspondence and papers of the Heaton and Wade Families of Middletown, Ohio and Crawfordsville, Indiana.  The correspondence includes letters to Alethia Wade from her mother Mary Heaton, letters to Mary Heaton from family in Minnesota, and the business correspondence of Isaac Wade.  There are also banking papers including reports and financial statements from the Indiana State Bank.

Correspondents include, Hervey Bates, James F.D. Lanier, Samuel Merrill, Bethuel F. Morris, and James M. Ray. 

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.

Folder Listing:

1. Correspondence, 1808-1838
2. Correspondence, 1839-1845
3. Papers, 1847-1862
4. Papers, 1863-1884 and Undated

Collection Information

Size of Collection: 4 folders (96 items)
Collection Dates: 1808-1884
Provenance: William Rockwood, 1937
Access : The collection is open for research use
Restrictions: None
Reproduction Rights: Permission to reproduce, exhibit, or publish material in this collection must be obtained from the Manuscript Section, Indiana State Library.
Language: Materials are entirely in English
Alternate Formats: None
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