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Henry Leavitt Ellsworth papers

Call Number: MS 196
Scope and Contents

The papers consist of several letters and two journals of Henry Ellsworth's travels to New Connecticut (1811) and to the West (1832) after his appointment as Commissioner to the Indians. In this capacity, he was to superintend the removal of Indian tribes to the south and west of Arkansas, and his journal of 1832 describes the life of the Indians in eastern Oklahoma. There is also one letter from Henry Leavitt Ellsworth to his son, Henry William Ellsworth, 27 July 1834.

Conditions Governing Access

The materials are open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Unpublished materials authored or otherwise produced by the creator(s) of this collection are in the public domain. There are no restrictions on use. Copyright status for other collection materials is unknown. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.) beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners. Works not in the public domain cannot be commercially exploited without permission of the copyright owners. Responsibility for any use rests exclusively with the user.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Chauncey S. Goodrich, Jr., Dr. E.G. Whitney and Mrs. Frances G. Leon, 1942; gift of Ann Fayles in memory of Mr. and Mrs. R. Russell Fayles, 2017.

1.75 Linear Feet (4 boxes)
Related Names
Ellsworth, Henry Leavitt, 1791-1858
Language of Materials