COMMISSION (EX OFFICIO) The Governor, Chairman Secretary of State State Examiner

Director, Historical Bureau
Director, State Library, Secretary State Archivist
Superintendent, Records Center

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ON PUBLIC RECORDS

OFFICE OF SECRETARY Indiana State Library 140 N. Senate Avenue
Indianapolis 46204

October 24, 1980

Mrs. Bernice A. Swain
123 N. Rio Vista
Anaheim, Cal ifornia 92806
Dear Mrs. Swain: The Archives Division is in receipt of your letter of October 17, 1980 requesting the original land deed to the property of Henry Rhodes in Perry county. Deeds are not maintained in the Archives Division. We have tract books for the Vincennes Land Office District which sold land in Perry county. Entries for the surname Rhodes are as follows: Vincennes Tract Book 9 pages 65-66, 68. Daniel Rhodes Edmund Rhodes NE 1/4 NE 1/4 Section 5, Township 5 South Range 2 West March 19, 1849 (receipt number 3504]) SE 1/4 NE 1/4 Section 5, T 5 S R 2 W October 19. 1854 (receipt number 38723) NW 1/4 NE 1/4 Sec. 5, T 5 S R 2 W same date, same receipt NE NW NW NW SW NW 1/4 1/4 1/4 1/4 1/4 1/4 June 6, 1849 (Receipt 35245) Sec. 5 T 5 S R 2 W Oct. 20, 1854 (38781)
II II

Henry SW NW SW NW NW SW

1/4 1/4 1/4 1/4 1/4 1/4

Section 18 Section 18 Section 7 Sect. Sect. Sect. Sect. 5 7 7 7

T 5 S R 2 W July 24, 1848 (34589) II T 5 S R 2 W July 24, 1848 T 5 S R 2 W September 1, 1832 T 5 S R 2 W September 1, 1832 T T T T 5 5 5 5 S S S S R R R R 2 2 2 2 (38751) W August 24, 1847 (33824) W October 6, 1854 (38280) W II " W II II

Silvester Rhodes

SE 1/4 Section 6

Thomas SE 1/4 NW 1/4 NW 1/4 NW 1/4 E 1/2 SW 1/4 SW 1/4 SE 1/4

There is no record of land purchase by Henry prior to 1832. Thank you for your inquiry.

(Mrs.) Helen S. Morrison
Archives Division