The John Tipton Papers in Three Volumes (1809-1839) (Indiana Historical Collections) The John Tipton Papers in Three Volumes (1809-1839) (Indiana Historical Collections) The John Tipton Papers in Three Volumes (1809-1839) (Indiana Historical Collections)

The John Tipton Papers in Three Volumes (1809-1839) (Indiana Historical Collections)

Published by Indiana Historical Bureau, 1942
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Indiana Historical Bureau (Indiana Historical Collections, XXIV - XXVI) Three Volume Set, Hard covers, 1942. Compiled and edited by Nellie Armstrong Robertson and Dorothy Riker. Each volume with an introduction by Paul Wallace Gates. Each volume in good+ condition with no dust jackets. Blue cloth covered boards with gold lettering on spine. Covers have a tiny bit of nicking to the cloth at the top and bottom of the spines and light bumping and scuffing to the edges with a bit of the color scuffed off at the corner tips and along some of the edges. Light overall scuffing to covers as well. Bindings are nice and tight. Pages are lightly aged but otherwise unmarked. NOT Ex-Library. John Tipton (1786?1839) was a militia officer, politician, Indian agent, and land speculator who was born in whatbecame Sevier County, Tennessee. Tipton?s father, Joshua, was killed by the Cherokees in 1793, and he and hisfamily moved to Harrison County in Indiana Territory in 1807. Tipton was active in territorial government serving as county?s justice of the peace and sheriff. He also rose to the rank of colonel in the Fifth Regiment, Indiana Militia. Tipton also served as a commissioner on the relocation of county seats and the selection of a site for the state capital in 1818. In March, 1823 he was appointed Indian Agent at Fort Wayne and served as a commissioner to negotiate atreaty with Miami and Pottawatomie in 1826. Tipton served as Indian agent until December 1831 when he was electedto the U. S. Senate to fill the vacancy caused by James Noble?s death. He was elected to a full term the following andserved until 1839. In August, 1838, Governor David Wallace authorized Tipton to form a volunteer company ofsoldiers to remove the Pottawatomie from Indiana. He died at his Logansport home in April 1839. Volume I covers the years 1809-27, Volume II, 1828-1833, Volume II, 1834-1839. A nice set. Bookseller Inventory # 20151104003

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Publisher: Indiana Historical Bureau

Publication Date: 1942

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