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The Resource Amos Lane Letter

Amos Lane Letter

Label
Amos Lane Letter, 12/20/1817
Title
Amos Lane Letter
Inclusive dates
12/20/1817
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The collection contains a letter written by Amos Lane to David Reese, a lawyer in Lawrenceburg, Indiana, notifying him that the bank bill they had desired passed. The bill was written by Amos Lane
Biographical or historical data
Amos Lane was born on March 1, 1778, near Aurora, New York. He moved to Lawrenceburg, Indiana, and then to Burlington, Kentucky, for a time before settling again in Lawrenceburg in 1814. Lane began practicing law in Lawrenceburg in 1808 and was admitted to the bar in 1811. From 1815 to 1823, he was the prosecuting attorney for Dearborn County. He was elected to the first Indiana House of Representative in 1816. He was reelected in 1817 and became Speaker of the House. Lane also served in the Indiana House from 1821 to 1822. Lane lost bids to become Lieutenant Governor of Indiana in 1816 and 1831. In 1826, he was prosecuting attorney of the 3rd Circuit Court. He was elected to the U.S. House of Representatives on the Jacksonian ticket and served from 1833 to 1837. He then returned to his law practice and served another term as Speaker of the Indiana House in the 1839-1840 session. He died on September 2, 1849, in Lawrenceburg, Indiana.
Cataloging source
ISL
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1778-1849
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Lane, Amos
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  • Lane, Amos
  • Legislation
Label
Amos Lane Letter
Link
https://archives.isl.lib.in.us/repositories/2/resources/2366
Instantiates
Note
Processing information: Collection processing finished 2005/12 by Christina Baich. Finiding aid updated by Laura Eliason, 2015/10/30
Carrier category
unspecified
Carrier category code
zu
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
unspecified
Content type code
zzz
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
17544003
Extent
1 folder
Governing access note
This collection is open for research
Media category
unspecified
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
z
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn247192256
  • (OCoLC)247192256
Terms governing use
Permission to reproduce, exhibit, or publish material in this collection must be obtained from the Manuscript Section, Indiana State Library. Possession of a reproduction from an Indiana State Library collection does not constitute permission for use.
Label
Amos Lane Letter
Link
https://archives.isl.lib.in.us/repositories/2/resources/2366
Note
Processing information: Collection processing finished 2005/12 by Christina Baich. Finiding aid updated by Laura Eliason, 2015/10/30
Carrier category
unspecified
Carrier category code
zu
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
unspecified
Content type code
zzz
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
17544003
Extent
1 folder
Governing access note
This collection is open for research
Media category
unspecified
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
z
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn247192256
  • (OCoLC)247192256
Terms governing use
Permission to reproduce, exhibit, or publish material in this collection must be obtained from the Manuscript Section, Indiana State Library. Possession of a reproduction from an Indiana State Library collection does not constitute permission for use.

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