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Boyd mss., 1811-1815.

Summary Information

Repository
Lilly Library (Indiana University, Bloomington)
Indiana University
1200 E. Seventh St.
Bloomington, IN 47405-5500
Phone: 812-855-2452
Fax: 812-855-3143
Email: liblilly@indiana.edu
http://www.indiana.edu/~liblilly

Creator
Boyd, John Parker, 1764-1830.

Title
Boyd mss., 1811-1815.

Collection No.
LMC 1117

Extent
17 items.

Language
Materials are in English

Abstract
Consists in the main of letters to John Parker Boyd, 1764-1830, brigadier-general in the War of 1812. Letters consist of orders to Boyd in command of the 4th infantry regiment to reinforce William Henry Harrison for his 1811 campaign against the Indians, which culminated in the Battle of Tippecanoe; requests from Harrison for ammunition; Henry Dearborn's letter of farewell, July 15, 1813, to the field officers of the army at Fort George; and instructions from General James Wilkinson at Sacketts Harbor and Grenadier Island during the 1813 campaign against Canada.

Access Restrictions

This collection is open for research.

Biographical Note

Brigadier-general in the War of 1812.

Scope and Content Note

Consists in the main of letters to John Parker Boyd, 1764-1830, brigadier-general in the War of 1812. Letters consist of orders to Boyd in command of the 4th infantry regiment to reinforce William Henry Harrison for his 1811 campaign against the Indians, which culminated in the Battle of Tippecanoe; requests from Harrison for ammunition; Henry Dearborn's letter of farewell, July 15, 1813, to the field officers of the army at Fort George; and instructions from General James Wilkinson at Sacketts Harbor and Grenadier Island during the 1813 campaign against Canada.

Administrative Information

Acquisition Information
Acquired: 1954.
Usage Restrictions
Photocopying permitted only with permission of the Curator of Manuscripts, Lilly Library.
Preferred Citation
Boyd mss., Lilly Library, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana.

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