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The Resource Daniel W. Voorhees letters

Daniel W. Voorhees letters

Label
Daniel W. Voorhees letters, 1860 and 1873
Title
Daniel W. Voorhees letters
Inclusive dates
1860 and 1873
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
The collection contains two letters written by Voorhees. The first is to Colonel Richard W. Thompson regarding Voorhees' impending trip to Washington. The other is to James C. Drury, Attorney General of Indiana, regarding a painting of James Hughes that Voorhees had hung in the Indiana State Library and wanted to remove to give to the Hughes family
Biographical or historical data
Daniel Wolsey Voorhees was born on September 26, 1827, in Butler County, Ohio. His family moved to Indiana while he was still a child. In 1849, he graduated from Indiana Asbury (DePauw) University. In 1851, he began practicing law in Covington, Indiana. He moved to Terre Haute, Indiana, where he continued to practice law. He served as U.S. District Attorney for Indiana (1858-1861). Voorhees was elected to the U.S. House of Representatives and served from 1861 to 1866 and 1869 to 1873. He also served in the U.S. Senate from 1877 to 1897. He died on April 10, 1897, shortly after leaving the Senate.
Cataloging source
ISL
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1827-1897
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Voorhees, Daniel W.
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Voorhees, Daniel W.
  • Thompson, Richard W.
  • Hughes, James
  • Indiana State Library
  • Lawyers
  • Lawyers
  • Legislators
  • Hughes, James
  • Thompson, Richard W.
  • Voorhees, Daniel W.
  • Indiana State Library
  • Lawyers
  • Legislators
  • Indiana
  • Indiana
  • United States
Label
Daniel W. Voorhees letters
Link
https://archives.isl.lib.in.us/repositories/2/resources/2908
Instantiates
Note
Processing Information: Collection processing completed 2006/02 by Christina Baich. Finding aid updated 2015/11/23 by Lauren Patton
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
17552446
Extent
1
Governing access note
The collection is open for research use
Media category
unspecified
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
z
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn247213167
  • (OCoLC)247213167
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.
Type of unit
folder
Label
Daniel W. Voorhees letters
Link
https://archives.isl.lib.in.us/repositories/2/resources/2908
Note
Processing Information: Collection processing completed 2006/02 by Christina Baich. Finding aid updated 2015/11/23 by Lauren Patton
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
17552446
Extent
1
Governing access note
The collection is open for research use
Media category
unspecified
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
z
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn247213167
  • (OCoLC)247213167
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.
Type of unit
folder

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