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The Resource Walter Clark certificate

Walter Clark certificate

Label
Walter Clark certificate, 1817
Title
Walter Clark certificate
Inclusive dates
1817
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
This certificate testifies to the good character of Walter Clark of Vevay, Switzerland County, Indiana. Signers were: John T. Deming, Ebenezer Stanton, Richard Dumont, William Cotts, John Francis Dufour, James McClure, A. B. Dumont, George Cross, H. B. Howell, Rawleigh Day, John B. Minola, William Paxton, Paxton W. Todd, Owen Todd, David McCormick, John Dumont, and Isaac Stanley. A few names could not be read. The men signed the certificate on December 31, 1816, and the court clerk, John Francis Dufour, signed and sealed it on January 14, 1817
Biographical or historical data
Walter Clark is mentioned in Perret Dufour's 1925 book "The Swiss Settlement of Switzerland County, Indiana." On pages 52 and 373, the story of David Bebee's trial for selling unwholesome meat listed the men on the jury. Walter Clark is one of the twelve.
Cataloging source
ISL
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Switzerland County (Ind.)
Label
Walter Clark certificate
Link
https://archives.isl.lib.in.us/repositories/2/resources/1828
Instantiates
Note
Processing Information: Collection processing and finding aid completed 2014/06/12 by Nikki Stoddard Schofield
Arrangement
This collection consists of one item.
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
20643740
Extent
1 item
Governing access note
This collection is open for research
Media category
unspecified
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
z
Ownership
This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a purchase from Schultz and Schultz in 1933.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn949835544
  • (OCoLC)949835544
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
Walter Clark certificate
Link
https://archives.isl.lib.in.us/repositories/2/resources/1828
Note
Processing Information: Collection processing and finding aid completed 2014/06/12 by Nikki Stoddard Schofield
Arrangement
This collection consists of one item.
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
20643740
Extent
1 item
Governing access note
This collection is open for research
Media category
unspecified
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
z
Ownership
This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a purchase from Schultz and Schultz in 1933.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn949835544
  • (OCoLC)949835544
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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