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A Historical Sketch of Terre Haute, Ind.,
Its Advantages for Manufacture and
Attractions as a Home.

Terre Haute, Ind.: Gazette Job Rooms--
L. M. Rose & Co., proprietors.

1873.

Author: Loren Hassam.

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Description of pages

Pages

Part 1

Title page

1

Blank page

2

 

Letter to Hassam from Messrs.:

    Thomas Dowling;

    Harry Ross;

    Lucius Ryce

    S. H. Potter

    D. N. Foster

3

Blank page

4

Table of contents

5

Blank page

6

Part 2

Preface

7

Blank page

8

Part 3

Introductory Historical Sketch

9-11

Blank page

11a

Part 4

[Terre Haute] Opera House
  (picture and description)

12

Part 5

Terre Haute.   Historical Sketch
  of the City

13-15

Part 6

Its Attractions as a Home

16-17

Location and Grounds of the City

18-19

Birds Eye View of the City
  and Surroundings

19

Part 7

Bird's Eye View (continued)

20

Causes of Her Superiority

20-22

Part 8

Terre Haute Gas Light Company

23-24

Short Biographical Sketches of a Few of
Our Old and Respected Citizens Whose
Interests Have Been Closely Allied to
Those of Terre Haute
24-27
Chauncey Rose 24
Richard W. Thompson 24-25
Thomas Dowling 25
Grafton F. Cookerly 25
Willaim B. Tuell 25-26
S. H. Potter 26
R. N. Hudson 26
Harry Ross 26-27
Marvin M. Hickox 27
Part 9 The Indiana State Normal School
  (description and picture of Administration
     Buildings)
28-28a
Blank page 28b
Part 10 City Public Schools 29-30
Terre Haute Commercial College 30-31
A Visit to St. Mary's Academic Institute 31-32
St. Joseph's Academy for the Education
  of Young Ladies, conducted by the
  Sisters of Providence in Terre Haute
  (beginning of description and picture)
32-32a
Blank page 32b
Part 11 St. Joseph's Academy
  (continued)
33
[Terre Haute] As a Business Center 33-34
Advantages for Business 35-36
Banks and Banking Houses 36
Part 12 Banks (continued) 37
Car Works 37-38
Terre Haute Nail Works 38
Hotels (with picture of 1st Terre Haute House) 39
Part 13 Advantages of Terre Haute as a Point for
  The Manufacture of Iron
  (written by Colonel Richard W. Thompson)
40-43
Part 14 Manufacture of Iron (continued) 44-48
Part 15 Real Estate 49-50
Part 16 Railroads 51-56
Dowling Hall 56
City Officers 56
Part 17 Police 57
County Offices 57
     
City Newspapers 58-59
Description of the New Court House 59-60
Court House (picture) 60a
Part 18 Blank page 60b
Court House (continued) 61
Explanatory 61
Wholesale Groceries 62-63
Wholesale Dry Goods 64
Retail Dry Goods 64-66