Inventory

Rhyan Family Collection
Dates:  1831-1883
Accession Number:  800615A
Donor: Vigo County Historical Society
Description:  One ledger book and five file folders in a flat storage box:
                            one flat enclosure in the map case


Content and Scope of Collection

This collection consists of an account book and other financial documents belonging to Henry Rhyan, a native of Virginia.  After settling in Fayette township he practiced the cooper's trade until his death on March 24, l888 at age 83.  Also included are deeds transferring property and letters (mostly from Nicholas Rhyan) during the 1870s. 

Identical names can be found in the William A. Grigsby Account Books of Putnamville, IN, which is also contained in this document case.

Items in Folder 2a and Map Case #3 were transferred from the Rhyan Family File in Special Collections in May 2005.

Flat Storage Box

 

 

 

 

 

Account Book

 

 

 

 

 

Index to Rhyan Account Book

 

 

 

 

Folder 1

Miscellaneous Account Sheets

 

 

 

 

Folder 2

Correspondence of Henry Rhyan

 

 

 

 

Folder 2a

Correspondence

1870-1883

 

 

 

Folder 3

Promissory Notes

 

 

 

 

Folder 4 

Notice of Assessment

 

 

 

 

Map Case # 3

 

 

 

 

 

Letter from John Rhyan to Henry Rhyan

Dec. 12, 1861

 

 

 

 

Deed:  John Drayer to George Rinker. 2 encapsulated documents

Aug. 4, 1830

 

 

 

 

Deed:  George Rinker to Thomas Stanley

July, 1831

 

 

 

 

Deed:  Henry Rhyan to Isaac Bolton and George Tellotsin

Nov. 15, 1846

 

 

 

 

Deed:  Thomas Stanley to Henry Rhyan

Feb. 12, 1847

 

 

 

 

Deed:  John Shuey to Church

Jan. 16, 1849

 

 

 

 

Deed:  Henry Smith to United Brethren Church Trustees

Feb. 24, 1857

 

 

 

 

Deed:  John Hay to William S. Shuey

Nov. 9, 1857