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David H. Morris, Sr. clipping

 Collection — Folder: S0592
Identifier: S0592

Scope and Contents

This collection includes a photostat copy of a Troy Times (Ohio) newspaper article written by David H. Morris, Sr. on January 29, 1840. The article offers a sketch of the military expedition against the Indians in the Northwest Territory that was undertaken in the fall of 1790 under the command of General Josiah Harmar.

Dates

  • 1840/01/29

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Legal title, copyright, and literary rights reside with Rare Books and Manuscripts, Indiana State Library, Indianapolis, IN. All requests to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted to Rare Books and Manuscripts.

Biographical Note

David Hamilton Morris, Sr. was born in Hanover, New Jersey on July 11, 1769. In his youth, he served in the Revolutionary War with the Pennsylvania troops. In 1786, he enlisted in Captain Ferguson's company of Colonel Josiah Harmar's artillery regiment. After his term expired, he enlisted in Captain Joseph Ashton's company and served with this unit during General Josiah Harmar's 1790 Indian Expedition. He was discharged with the rank of 1st Sergeant after serving in the Indian Campaign for more than 4 years. He died on April 3, 1843 in Miami County, Ohio.

Sources:

Ancestry.com. "David Hamilton Morris." U.S. Sons of the American Revolution Membership Applications, 1889-1970. Accessed December 15, 2016. http://search.ancestrylibrary.com/.

FindaGrave.com. "David Hamilton Morris, Sr." Find a Grave Index. Accessed December 15, 2016. http://www.findagrave.com/.

Extent

0.01 Cubic Feet (1 folder)

Arrangement

This collection is arranged chronologically.

Custodial History

This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a donation from Mr. Morris of the Indiana Public Service Commission in 1920.

Accruals

No further additions are expected.

Processing Information

Collection processing completed 2016/12/15 by Laura Eliason. EAD finding aid created 2016/12/15 by Laura Eliason.
Title
David H. Morris, Sr. clipping
Status
Completed
Description rules
dacs

Repository Details

Part of the Rare Books and Manuscripts Repository

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