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William Morrison letter

 Collection — Box: 62
Identifier: MS-SC1080

Scope and Contents

Letter, from Springhill, Pennsylvania to his wife Eliza in Kaskaskia. Discusses slaves and what he had planned for them to do while he was gone, his plan to buy "a girl", his travel itinerary and business and advisment to wife to "keep everyone at their respective duties" in order to "succeed in business."

Dates

  • Created: August 15, 1815

Creator

Biographical / Historical

Early settler, with his brothers Robert and James, and successful businessman of Kaskaskia, Illinois.

Extent

1 folder (1 folder : .5 linear inches (.042 linear feet)) : 3 pages

Language of Materials

English