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Peter Anderson Account Book
V 279
1 volume

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Processed by: Jennifer Duplaga, December 2004

Biographical Note:

Peter Anderson was born in Maryland around 1804. Sometime before 1830, he moved to Logansport, Indiana, where he as a farmer and also owned a general store. Information provided by the donor suggests that Anderson may have had several partners in this undertaking, including Mr. Eldridge, Mr. Atwell, Mr. Harris and Mr. Horney. Anderson and his wife Margaret had 7 children. Anderson appears to have died before 1870.

Scope and Content Note:

This collection contains an account book from a general store run by Peter Anderson beginning in the 1830s in Logansport, Indiana. The book dates from 1838-1849 and includes all of the individuals with whom Anderson conducted business with. The front portion of the book contains a full index of names, listed alphabetically by surname.

Item Listing:

Folder 1.
1839-1848 Account book

Collection Information:

Size of Collection: 1 volume
Collection Dates: 1839-1848
Provenance: Robert Whitsett, Logansport, IN, August 1950
Restrictions: None
Reproduction Rights: Permission to reproduce, exhibit, or publish material in this collection must be obtained from the Manuscript Section, Indiana State Library.
Alternate formats: None
Related Holdings: None
Notes: None

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