Lilly Library Manuscript Collections


The Monroe County, Indiana, Commissioners mss., 1818-1852, consist of thirty-seven petitions for and against the establishment of roads and ferries, 1818-1845; twenty-six certificates of character by applicants for licenses to sell spirituous liquors, 1819-1845; three claims for the care of paupers, 1831; petition to be relieved of taxes for seminary lands, 1833; poll book for the election of four constables in Bloomington township, 1837; fifteen lists of school children in Monroe County, 1844-1852; petition for a township east of the meridian line; petition relative to land purchased by James Maxwell on which he was unable to make payments; a petition requesting a permanent enclosure around the courthouse; two financial reports, 1827; and a bill for a load of wood, 1831.

Collection size: 89 items

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