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Lewis mss., 1812-1815.

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
Lewis, Morgan, 1754-1844.

Title
Lewis mss., 1812-1815.

Collection No.
LMC 1651

Extent
26 items.

Language
Materials are in English

Abstract
Collection consists of letters by Morgan Lewis to his wife, Mrs. Getrude (Livingston) Lewis.

Access Restrictions

This collection is open for research.

Biographical Note

Former governor of New York and major-general in the War of 1812.

Scope and Content Note

Collection consists of letters by Morgan Lewis to his wife, Mrs. Getrude (Livingston) Lewis. The letters related to Lewis' military service under General Henry Dearborn at his headquarters in Albany, New York, in 1812, and on the Niagra frontier, and at Sackets Harbor, New York, in 1813; and under General James Wilkinson at Sackets Harbor and in the campaign against Montreal in 1813.

Administrative Information

Acquisition Information
Acquired: 1953.
Usage Restrictions
Photocopying permitted only with the permission of the Curator of Manuscripts, Lilly Library.
Preferred Citation
Lewis mss., Lilly Library, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana.

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