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Journal, John Tipton, To fix seat of government, 1820

Description: The journal written by John Tipton during the expedition to find the location for the state capitol, which would become Indianapolis, during May 17-June 11, 1820. This journal was printed in the Indianapolis News, April 17, 1879, annotated by George Cottman and reprinted in the Indiana Magazine of History, 1 (1905), 9-15, 74-79. A shorter version of this journal also exists. See TIPT0326 (in KEY field).
Origin: 1820-05-17
Created By: Tipton, John, 1786-1839
Source: http://indianamemory.contentdm.oclc.org/cdm/ref/collection/p1819coll11/id/1032
Collection: John Tipton Collection
Rights: http://rightsstatements.org/vocab/NoC-US/1.0/
Copyright: No Copyright - United States
Geography: Indiana, United States
Subjects: Diaries
Tipton, John, 1786-1839
Capitols
Cities
Indianapolis (Ind.)
Frontier and pioneer life--Indiana
Deer hunting
Jennings, Jonathan, 1784-1834
Corydon (Ind.)
Big Blue River (Ind.)
Salem (Ind.)
Vallonia (Ind.)
Brownstown (Ind.)
White River (Ind. : River)
Fall Creek (Ind. : River)
Lower Delaware Town (Ind.)
Conner, William, approximately 1773-1855
Fishing
Coffee drinking
Driftwood River (Ind.)
Moccasins
Timber--Diseases and pests
Indians of North America
Indians of North America--Alcohol use
Delaware Indians
Indian Removal, 1813-1903
Soils--Quality
Rain and rainfall
Swamps
Horses
French--Indiana
Eagle Creek Watershed (Boone County-Marion County, Ind.)
Spencer (Ind.)
Indians of North America--Indiana
Timber

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