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    • Petition for road  1807

    • Indiana Territory;
    • A petition for a public highway is filed. A road is to be built from Front St. of Vincennes, the land of Governor Harrison, to the N. E. line there of hence with the line N. Westerly to the bank of the Wabash. This is the most direct course over...
    • Road Petiton

    • Indiana Territory;
    • A petition dated March 1808 is filed by the inhabitants of Harrison and White River Township asking for a road to be built. The road is to commence at Muddy Run, 3 miles from Luke Decker Esq. on the road to White River at Henry Mills, then...
    • Road Petition

    • Indiana Territory;
    • A petition to the judge of the Court of Common Pleas for a road to be built through the upper prairie fields to lead to General John Smalls to begin at the upper end of the street running in front of General Gibson's (the 4th street from the river)...
    • Hay, John D et. al.  road viewer's report

    • Indiana Territory;
    • The Court of Common Pleas during the September 1808 term order Peter Jones, John D. Hay, Jacob Kuykendall, Jean Bte. Bonois and Gabriel Hunot be appointed viewers of the road leading from Vincennes to the rapids of the Wabash. The rapids being...
    • United States vs Smith Hansberry

    • Indiana Territory;
    • This file contains 3 summons and 1 indictment in a case brought against Smith Hansberry for assault and battery on June 26, 1809 upon Elijah Tubbs. The indictment notes that the assault took place on the road between the houses of David Price and...
    • Road petition Cathlinette prairie 1808

    • Indiana Territory;
    • The file contains the petition dated November 30, 1808 of the inhabitants of the lower prairie in Knox County asking to have the road altered to higher ground. The petitioners in the Prairie below Vincennes (Cathlinette Prairie) stated that in...
    • Petition to not vacate road 1810

    • Indiana Territory;
    • The file contains a petition to not vacate a road from the town of Vincennes to Jordan's Mill. The petition stated that the petitioners have completed the road all but about 100 rods at the end next to the town. This road is over the nearest and...
    • United States vs William Pierce

    • Indiana Territory;
    • This file contains 4 summons and 1 indictment in a case brought against William Pierce for assault and battery on June 26, 1809 upon Elijah Tubbs. The indictment notes that the assault took place on the road between the houses of David Price and...
    • Road Petition

    • Indiana Territory;
    • This is a petition by a number of inhabitants of Busseron Township who believed that the ordered labor on a road from Samuel Johnson's to John Widner's farms and then to Vincennes was unfair. They noted that because of an impassable marsh, the...
    • Road Petition

    • Indiana Territory;
    • This is a petition dated June 22, 1811 by Knox County inhabitants for repairing the state road leading from the Falls of the Ohio to Vincennes. The petition notes the disagreeable situation of the road which is impassible for carriages and...
    • Snapp, Abraham F. et al. presentments

    • Indiana Territory;
    • This file contains presentments from the Knox County Grand Jury against Abraham F. Snapp, Peter Jones, and Thomas Emerson as overseers of various roads that were not kept in proper repair. The first was for Snapp and Jones because or the condition...
    • Road petition

    • Indiana Territory;
    • A petition for a road is filed with the Court of Common Pleas during the November 1810 session. The road is from the Saline Road leading to Vincennes at French's Old Place to the mouth of the Wabash River. They also petition to have viewers of the...

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