History of Hancock County, Indiana: From Its Earliest Settlement by the "pale Face," in 1818, Down to 1882 ...

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King & Binford, publishers., 1882 - Greenfield (Ind.) - 536 pages
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This is very interesting to read and compare how much the county has changed. Between the change in landscape, wildlife, and people is really a lot.

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Page 396 - The privilege of the debtor to enjoy the necessary comforts of life, shall be recognized by wholesome laws, exempting a reasonable amount of property from seizure or sale for the payment of any debt or liability hereafter contracted; and there shall be no imprisonment for debt, except in case of fraud.
Page 326 - O thou invisible spirit of wine ! if thou hast no name to be known by, let us call thee devil.
Page 672 - Washburn; is a member of the Grand Army of the Republic and of the Loyal Legion...
Page 397 - State, not exceeding in value fifteen hundred dollars, shall be exempt from forced sale on execution or any other final process from a court, for any debt contracted after the adoption of this Constitution.
Page 244 - Count o'er the joys thine hours have seen, Count o'er thy days from anguish free, And know, whatever thou hast been, 'Tis something better not to be.
Page 623 - ... served this year upon the Committees on Railroads, Incorporations, and Military Affairs, being chairman of the former, a position usually of much importance and labor, and more than ordinarily so this year. Senator Shaw is at present a Director of the Northern Railroad, and also of the Nashua & Lowell. He is a Royal Arch Mason, and a member of the Independent Order of Odd Fellows. His religious associations are with the Methodist denomination. He has two children, both sons, the eldest of whom...
Page 599 - Pythias, the Independent Order of Odd Fellows, and the Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks.
Page 444 - January 24. 1829, being the son of Jacob and Sarah (Young) Byers. He was reared on the farm and received his early education in the pioneer schools of the day. In 1850 he was joined in marriage to Elizabeth Rainbolt, who departed this life in September, 1889.
Page 475 - Fraternally he was a member of the Independent Order of Odd Fellows, in which, as well as in the church, he was an active member.

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