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American Fur Company collection

 Collection
Identifier: L184
Scope and Contents This collection contains a listing and description of items regarding the American Fur Company papers held at the New York Historical Society. Each item is listed chronologically and contains a brief description. Invoices and other non-correspondence are listed separately. Also included in the collection is an index and photo static copies of correspondence and letter book entries. Subjects discussed in the correspondence include Indian policies, travel, politics, education, religion,...
Dates: 1831-1849

Francis Godfroy correspondence

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: S2242
Scope and Contents This collection includes photostats and photocopies of correspondence primarily to Francis Godfroy, dating from 1824 to 1847. Those corresponding with Francis Godfroy include William Griffith Ewing, concerning fur trade and other business relations; Allen Hamilton, a close friend who served as executor of Francis Godfroy's last will and testament; Thomas Hamilton; Colonel Abel C. Pepper, superintendent of Indian Reservations and Indian agent; Samuel Milroy, Colonel Pepper's successor; John...
Dates: 1824-1847

Mrs. Carrie J. Cox papers

 Collection — Folder: S302
Identifier: S0302
Scope and Contents This collection includes photostats of financial documents and receipts from John Scott and Enoch Cox in Indiana ranging from 1826 to 1840 regarding business and personal matters.
Dates: 1826-1840

Roberts Settlement collection

 Collection
Identifier: L176
Scope and Contents This collection is a photostat copy of the Library of Congress collection of the same name (MMC-1624). The collection includes correspondence, indentures, free papers, business and tax receipts, deeds, family records, newspaper clippings, genealogical and other papers. The collection also includes military records relating to the Civil War and an 1832 contract to build the first African Methodist Episcopal Church in Indiana.
Dates: 1734-1944

U.S. War Department collection

 Collection
Identifier: L444
Scope and Contents The collection consists of photostats of letters recorded in the Office of the Secretary of the War Department from 1815 to 1820. The letters (originals from the National Archives) were written by and to Indian agents: B.F. Stickney, W. Turner, and John Johnston; Military Officer J. Whistler; Governor Lewis Cass; Secretary of War John C. Calhoun; and President James Monroe. One letter, a written copy of which appears in the collection, was written by Thomas Jefferson and addressed to the...
Dates: 1815-1820