The collection consists of miscellaneous papers connected to Knox County, Indiana for the period of 1764-1847. The collection has been arranged in chronological order and placed in folders according to decade. The papers are wide ranging. Some examples are; inventories for estates, wills, court documents, receipts, minutes from a local meeting, and land office documents. Some of the earlier papers are in French. One example is a bond dated 31 March 1806 of Pierre Querre, Vital Boucher, and Joseph Chartier to serve as administrators of the estate of Charles Boucher of Vincennes, also signed by Robert Buntin and John Rice Jones. Another document is a bond of Nathaniel Ewing as administrator of the estate of Andrew English. Also bonded on this document were John Badollet and Francis Vigo.