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Robert Simerwell to Maria Lyman

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Creator: Simerwell, Robert, 1786-1868

Date: July 28, 1829

Level of Description: Item

Material Type: Manuscripts

Call Number: Robert Simerwell Coll. #500, Box 1 Correspondence and reports, 1829 July-August

Unit ID: 219157

Summary: In this letter to Mrs. Maria T. Lyman, Robert Simerwell discusses the activities of Isaac McCoy who was tasked to "proceed into the wilderness west of the Missouri State and to learn it fitness or unfitness for an Indian Colony." Simerwell explains that McCoy and his party had deemed the land to be suitable and, therefore, they hoped to start moving Native Indians to that area by the next season.

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Title (Main title): Robert Simerwell to Maria Lyman


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