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The Resource Honorable John H. Farnham papers

Honorable John H. Farnham papers

Label
Honorable John H. Farnham papers, 1833
Title
Honorable John H. Farnham papers
Inclusive dates
1833
Subject
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
This collection includes a typed copy from Samuel Merrill in 1833 regarding the life and accomplishments of John H. Farnham
Biographical or historical data
John Hay Farnham was born on July 22, 1791 to William and Hannah Bliss Farnham in Newburyport, Massachusetts and was graduated from Harvard in 1811. He moved to Indiana in 1819, married Evelyn M. Leonard [Leanard] in Harrison County on May 3, 1821, and they had 4 children. They moved to Salem, Indiana so he could practice law in 1824. He gave a speech on July 4, 1826 asking that taxes be raised to provide for public schools. His speech did not please his fellow citizens but the community did forgive him. He served as clerk of the Senate from 1822 to 1833. John was one of the founders of the Indiana Historical Society in 1830 and served as corresponding secretary. He had also been a teacher and newspaper editor. He, his wife and two children died of cholera in 1833. He is buried in Crown Hill Cemetery in Salem, Indiana.Information found within the collection."Farnham, Evalina M. Leonard". Evalina M. Leonard Letters, 1815, 1818. Retrieved 2014/05/29.http://www.indianahistory.org/our-collections/collection-guides/evalina-m-leonard-letters-1815-1818.pdf"Farnham, John H.". 1830 United States Federal Census. Retrieved 2014/05/29. http://archives.ancestry.com"Farnham, John Hay". U.S., Find A Grave Index, 1700s-Current. Retrieved 2014/05/29. http://archives.ancestry.com"Farnham, John Hay". A History of the Indiana Historical Society, 1830-1980. Retrieved 2014/05/29. http://www.amazon.com/History-Indiana-Historical-Society-1830-1980/dp/0871950456"Farnham, John Hay". Indiana, Select Marriages, 1780-1992. Retrieved 2014/05/29. http://archives.ancestry.com"Farnham, John Hay". Indiana Public Media. Retrieved 2014/05/29. http://indianapublicmedia.org/momentofindianahistory/political-suicide-fourth-july/"Farnham, John Hay". Massachusetts, Town and Vital Records, 162901988. Retrieved 2014/05/29. http://archives.ancestry.com"Indiana Historical Society". Retrieved 2014/05/29. http://www.indianahistory.org/about/our-history
Cataloging source
ISL
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Farnham, John H.
  • Merrill, Samuel
  • Indiana Historical Society
  • Eulogies
  • Salem (Ind.)
Label
Honorable John H. Farnham papers
Link
https://archives.isl.lib.in.us/repositories/2/resources/1609
Instantiates
Note
Processing Information: Collection processing completed 2014/05/29 by Edythe Huffman. EAD finding aid created 2014/05/29 by Edythe Huffman
Arrangement
This collection is arranged chronologically.
Control code
20261177
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.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn886420714
  • (OCoLC)886420714
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
Honorable John H. Farnham papers
Link
https://archives.isl.lib.in.us/repositories/2/resources/1609
Note
Processing Information: Collection processing completed 2014/05/29 by Edythe Huffman. EAD finding aid created 2014/05/29 by Edythe Huffman
Arrangement
This collection is arranged chronologically.
Control code
20261177
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.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn886420714
  • (OCoLC)886420714
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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