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Allen J. Payton letters

Label
Allen J. Payton letters, 1889
Title
Allen J. Payton letters
Inclusive dates
1889
Creator
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
The collection includes two letters from Indiana Representative Allen J. Payton written to his cousin, John D. Evans in New Albany, Indiana, ranging from February 27, 1889, to March 6, 1889, regarding the 1889 General Assembly Session
Biographical or historical data
Allen J. Payton was born around 1861-1862. In 1880, he lived in Luce, Spencer County, Indiana as a farmer. He married Anna Stevenson on June 3, 1891. They had 5 children, including Robert S.; Evelyn L.; Allen J.; William E.; and Amanda. During November 1888, Payton ran against Benjamin B. John for the Spencer County seat within the House of Representatives, Indiana General Assembly. He won the election after a special committee investigated voting fraud. He died on March 1, 1917 in Evansville, Indiana.
Cataloging source
ISL
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Payton, Allen J
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Evans, John D
  • Indiana
  • Indiana
  • New Albany (Ind.)
Label
Allen J. Payton letters
Link
https://archives.isl.lib.in.us/repositories/2/resources/2608
Instantiates
Note
Processing Information: Collection processing and finding aid completed 2015/03/15 by Linda Gellert
Arrangement
This collection is arranged by subject.
Control code
20398526
Extent
0.01 Cubic feet
Governing access note
This collection is open for research
Ownership
This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a donation from Wisconsin Historical Society on 1955/05/08.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn910111242
  • (OCoLC)910111242
Terms governing use
Legal title, copyright, and literary rights reside with Rare Books and Manuscripts, Indiana State Library, Indianapolis, IN. All requests to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted to Rare Books and Manuscripts.
Type of unit
1 folder
Label
Allen J. Payton letters
Link
https://archives.isl.lib.in.us/repositories/2/resources/2608
Note
Processing Information: Collection processing and finding aid completed 2015/03/15 by Linda Gellert
Arrangement
This collection is arranged by subject.
Control code
20398526
Extent
0.01 Cubic feet
Governing access note
This collection is open for research
Ownership
This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a donation from Wisconsin Historical Society on 1955/05/08.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn910111242
  • (OCoLC)910111242
Terms governing use
Legal title, copyright, and literary rights reside with Rare Books and Manuscripts, Indiana State Library, Indianapolis, IN. All requests to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted to Rare Books and Manuscripts.
Type of unit
1 folder

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