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Gabriel Harrison letters

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Identifier: VAULT box-Ayer-MS-3038
Abstract Letters regarding John Howard Payne to Gabriel Harrison from three current and former U.S. consuls to Tunis, William Penn Chandler of Philadelphia, George Whitfield Fish of Tunis and Flint, Mich., and Amos Perry of Providence, R.I. Also one letter, also about Payne, from Fish to Thomas J. McKee, a New York lawyer and friend of Harrison's.,The letters, which were probably responses to a correspondence initiated by Harrison during the revision of his 1875 work, concern the circumstances of...
Dates: 1873-1883

Ninian Edwards letters

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Identifier: VAULT box-Ayer-MS-401
Abstract Six letters, Mar. 7, 1813 - Apr. 4, 1814, from Ninian Edwards to Kentucky governor and soldier Isaac Shelby, regarding War of 1812-related Indian attacks in the Illinois Territory and the state of defenses there.,1813 letters discuss mounted volunteer companies raised by Edwards, British intentions regarding the upper Mississippi, Indian attacks on settlers in the U.S. Saline and elsewhere, etc. Warning of an impending Indian-British offensive on Illinois Territory, Edwards' 1814 letters list...
Dates: 1813-1814

Stockbridge and Munsee Tribe of Indians records

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Identifier: VAULT-Ayer-MS-836
Abstract Tribal documents, 1789-1858, including petitions, memorials, arguments, powers of attorney, appointments, agreements, correspondence, financial reports, promissory notes, and requests for payment.,Petitions, memorials, and arguments concern the tribe's negotiations with the U.S. government and the state of New York re land sale profits and their distribution, relocation, citizenship, annuities, and other matters. There are appointments and powers of attorney authorizing John W. Quinney and...
Dates: 1789-1858

William Bollaert papers

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Identifier: VAULT-Ayer-MS-83
Abstract The William Bollaert Papers include eight separate items (Ayer MS 83a-83h) most of which relate to his years in Texas. The collection includes journals, notes, clippings, and maps consisting of the following items: Notes and memoranda, 1837-1838 (MS 83a); Private journals, 1841-1849 (MS 83b); Diary, 1844 (MS 83c); Texas in 1842 - by a Traveller (MS 83d); Personal Narrative of a Residence and Travels in the Republic of Texas, 1840-1844 (MS 83e); Notes on Texas, 1843-1844 (MS 83f); Notes and view...
Dates: 1837-1849

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Indians of North America -- Wisconsin -- Government relations -- Sources 1
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Bollaert, William 1
Bruce, William H. 1
Chandler, W. P. (William Penn) 1
Corcoran, W. W. (William Wilson) 1
Edwards, Ninian 1