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Title Letter [manuscript]: Zanesville, [Ohio], to Jared Mansfield, 1812 Jan. 14
Author Larwill, Joseph Hart (1788-1867)
Document Type Correspondence
Description From the Newberry Library Catalogue: January 14, 1812, letter to Jared Mansfield, surveyor-general of the United States, 1803-1812, who was then engaged in the survey of Ohio and the Northwest Territory, requesting an opportunity to join the surveying team despite Indian dangers. Larwill also notes that the recent Battle of Tippecanoe should deter Indian aggression.
Names Mansfield, Jared (1759-1830)
Places Zanesville, Ohio, United States
Keywords survey, map, territory, hostility, battle, warfare, war, government, government relations, politics
Theme American Indians and the US Government; Military Encounters: Conflicts, Rebellions and Alliances
Culture Area Northeast, Great Plains
Additional Information Ohio resident; first lieutenant in the U.S. Second Artillery and Corps of Artillery, Mar. 12, 1812-July 29, 1814; later involved in politics, railroads, and merchandising in Ohio.
Library The Newberry Library
Copyright The Newberry Library
Collection The Edward E. Ayer Collection
Reference VAULT box Ayer MS 495
Catalogue Link The Newberry Library Catalogue