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Papers concerning the disposition of the land and building of the Henry Co., Iowa, Institute of Science, 1812, 1816, 1849

 File — Box: 7

Scope and Contents

The Institute was founded and built by George Miller (1797-1869), who died unmarried in Trenton, Henry Co. He was a son of George and Mary (Levis) Miller, and brother of John and Levis Miller. After his death his relatives in Delaware Co., PA, deeded over the building and land to the Iowa managers of the Institute for use as a library. Later, in 1956, the Delaware Co. heirs sold the building to an American Legion post. Includes accounts and receipts, 1812, 1816, and 1849.


  • 1812, 1816, 1849

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