Silver, Thomas

Thomas Silver
1828 – 1866
1 mss box

Manuscript & Rare Books Division
Indiana State Library

Processed by: Brent Abercrombie, June 2011

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Biographical Note:

One of the earliest settlers in Madison County, Thomas Silver owned a general merchandise store and mill in Pendleton, Indiana from 1828 to 1856.

Scope and Content Note:

The collection contains Silver’s personal correspondence, receipts, accounts, daybook, deeds, and other business papers related to his store. Also included are accounts with wholesale merchants in Cincinnati and Philadelphia, and receipts, accounts, and business papers for Pendleton merchant and brother William Silver.

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.

Box and Folder Listing:

Box 1Business Papers: Invoices and Bills




1828 – 1830


1834 – 1838


1838 – 1840


1840 – 1866

Collection Information

Size of Collection:

1 mss box, 4 folders

Collection Dates:

1828 – 1866


Nellie Hollowell, May and July, 1965

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 Manuscript and Rare Books Division, Indiana State Library.


Materials are entirely in English

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