The Resource Isaac Roach collection

Isaac Roach collection

Label
Isaac Roach collection, 1814-1819
Title
Isaac Roach collection
Inclusive dates
1814-1819
Creator
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
This collection includes two handwritten documents. One is a brief biographical note on Isaac Roach, including his rank in the U.S. army and his job as the mayor of Philadelphia. The second document is a letter from Isaac Roach to George C. Snyder while Roach was still in the army and stationed at Governor's Island
Biographical or historical data
Isaac Roach was born in 1786 and served during the War of 1812 as a major in the United States Army until he retired in 1824. In 1838, he was elected mayor of Philadelphia and served in a variety of government offices, including the Board of Health and the United States Mint, until his death on December 30, 1848 at the age of 63.
Cataloging source
ISL
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1786-1848
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Roach, Isaac
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  • Governors Island (New York County, N.Y.)
  • United States
Label
Isaac Roach collection
Link
https://archives.isl.lib.in.us/repositories/2/resources/4218
Instantiates
Note
Processing Information: Collection processing completed 2013/02/14 by Nikki Schofield. Collection reprocessed 2018/08/10 by Abby Currier. EAD finding aid created 2018/08/10 by Abby Currier
Arrangement
This collection is arranged chronologically.
Control code
21574891
Cumulative index finding aids
Finding aid online.
Extent
0.01 Cubic Feet (1 folder)
Governing access note
This collection is open for research
Ownership
This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a donation from Library Scrapbook on 1932/09/12.
System control number
(OCoLC)1059453211
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.
Label
Isaac Roach collection
Link
https://archives.isl.lib.in.us/repositories/2/resources/4218
Note
Processing Information: Collection processing completed 2013/02/14 by Nikki Schofield. Collection reprocessed 2018/08/10 by Abby Currier. EAD finding aid created 2018/08/10 by Abby Currier
Arrangement
This collection is arranged chronologically.
Control code
21574891
Cumulative index finding aids
Finding aid online.
Extent
0.01 Cubic Feet (1 folder)
Governing access note
This collection is open for research
Ownership
This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a donation from Library Scrapbook on 1932/09/12.
System control number
(OCoLC)1059453211
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.

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