Cass, Lewis, 1782-1866
- Existence: 1782-10-09 - 1866-06-17
Lewis Cass (1782-1866), American lawyer, military officer, and politician
Found in 1 Collection or Record:
General Joseph W. Brown papers
Call Number: MS 106
Abstract: General in the Michigan militia. Correspondence, military orders and documents, and a marriage certificate. Most of the papers relate to the Black Hawk War of 1832 waged between the United States and the Fox and the Sauk Indians. The correspondence describes the war in Michigan and Illinois and a council with the Potawatomi Indians who were allies of the militia. There were also letters on contemporary politics and the Toledo War (1835) in which Brown participated. Principal correspndents...
Dates: 1773-1882, bulk 1818-1882