Charles Cist

Charles Cist Letter
1 folder

Manuscripts & Rare Books Division
Indiana State Library

Processed by: Jamie Dunn, July 3, 2013

Biographical Note:

Charles Cist was born April 24, 1793, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, to Charles and Mary (Weiss) Cist.  He fought in the War of 1812, after which he moved to Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.  In 1827 or 1828, Cist moved to Cincinnati, Ohio, where he became a newspaper editor.  He married Janet White in 1817, and together they had thirteen children.  Cist died September 8, 1868.


Information found within collection
“Cist, Charles.”  Appletons’ Cyclopedia of American Biography.  New York: D. Appleton and Company, 1900.

Scope and Content:

This collection consists of a letter from Cist to Tal P. Shaffner concerning historical research being conducted by Shaffner.

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Collection Inventory

Folder and Item Listing:

Folder 1. 
1-11-1861 Letter from Cist to Tal P. Shaffner

Collection Information:

Size of Collection: 1 folder
Collection Dates: 1827
Provenance:  Carl A. Ploch, 1/2/1938
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 Manuscripts and Rare Books Division, Indiana State Library.
Language: Materials are entirely in: English
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Collection Notes: 

MA BA 8-2-2013