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Robert Simerwell to H. Lincoln

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Creator: Simerwell, Robert, 1786-1868

Date: November 22, 1828

Level of Description: Item

Material Type: Manuscripts

Call Number: Robert Simerwell Coll. #500, Box 1 Correspondence and records, 1828

Unit ID: 219100

Summary: In this letter, Robert Simerwell details events at the Carey Mission in the fall of 1828, including the departure of the Lykins family and the McCoy family for St. Louis where they spent the winter before returning to the West. In addition, Simerwell indicates that the local Indians have gone to their winter hunting grounds and have complained that their situation has been growing increasingly desperate, believing that they had upset the "Great Spirit" with their behavior.

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Title (Main title): Robert Simerwell to H. Lincoln


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