Nugent, Bennet; Justices of the peace--Indiana Territory--Clark County--Silver Creek Township; Officials and employees -- Selection and appointment; Employment references
A petition dated March 4, 1816 recommending Bennett Nugent as Magistrate of Silver Creek Township, Clark County from the residents to Governor Thomas Posey, along with a note from the Governor to his secretary to create the commission paperwork...
Stewart, William E.; Clerks--Indiana Territory--Posey County; Resignation of office; Employment references; Love, David
Letter dated September 2, 1816 from William Stewart to governor Thomas Posey resigning as Clerk of Posey Co. due to ill health from poor conditions around seat of government, recommending Major David Love as his replacement.
Employment references; McCarty, Benjamin Sr.; Brown, Thomas; Harland, Joshua; McCarty, Enoch; Judges--Indiana Territory--Franklin County
A January 3, 1814 letter requesting the commissioning of Benjamin McCarty, Thomas Brown, and Joshua Harland as associate judges for the Circuit Court for Franklin County and Enoch McCarty as Court Clerk of Franklin County.
Posey, Thomas, 1750-1818; Dubois; Jones; Indigenous peoples--Government relations; Indian agents; Expenditures, Public
Letter from Jones and Dubois in Louisville, Ky. to Governor Thomas Posey in Jeffersonville dated March 6, 1814. Included is a rough copy of the recorded expenses incurred by the Indian Department from May 1813 to November 1813.
Crow, James; Crow, James Jr.; Employment references; Sheriffs--Indiana Territory--Gibson County; Coroners--Indiana Territory--GibsonCounty; Death
Letter from Associate Justice Willis Osbourne and Jesse Emmerson to Gov Posey to inform of the death of the sheriff James Crow due to a fall from a horse. James Crow Jr is recommended to replace his late father. A postscript was added to the...
Peyton, Craven; Military pay; Indiana Territory Militia
Letter dated July 23, 1813 from Captain C. Peyton to Thomas Posey inquiring about compensation for the services of himself and his men as the Company of Mounted Volunteer Militia of the Indiana Territory, also called Rangers.
Trotter, Robert M.; Golay, Elisha; Cotton, Ralph Jr.; Justices of the Peace--Indiana Territory--Switzerland County; Employment references; Clerks of court
An October 6, 1814 letter from John Francis Dufour to the governor recommending the appointment of Elisha Golay and Ralph Cotton, Jr. as Justices of the Peace in the newly-formed Switzerland County and asking for additional assignment of County...
Dill, James, 1772-1838; Indiana Territory. Militia; Military administration; Command of troops; Noble, James, 1783-1831; M’Farland, William, 1774-1840; Harrison, William Henry, 1773-1841
A letter to Governor Posey addressing the need to formalize some method of appointing qualified men to the rank of Colonel Commandant in the Indiana Territory militia. Dill outlines a short history of how fulfillment currently works for the post. ...