Josiah Snelling papers: Josiah Snelling journal and correspondence.

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Titles Josiah Snelling papers: Josiah Snelling journal and correspondence.
Description This personal diary documents events both significant and mundane in the life of Colonel Josiah Snelling, commanding officer at Fort Snelling from 1821-1825, and again from 1825-1827 before his death in 1828. The majority of the journal's entries encompass the spring and summer of 1827. They are supplemented by miscellaneous entries and memos dated 1825-1828. Among them are a speech by the Ojibwe chief Strong Earth, a statement of conditions for a duel, ledgers of debts Snelling paid and incurred, a reference to the re-burial of Snelling's deceased daughter, Elizabeth, and a few detachment orders.
Quantity 1 item
Format Content Category: text
Creation Author: Snelling, Colonel Josiah R.
Subjects Taliaferro, Lawrence
Campbell, Duncan
Langham, E. T.
Fort Snelling, Hennepin County, Minnesota, United States
Ojibwe Indians
Prairie du Chien, Crawford County, Wisconsin, United States
Places Subject: Fort Snelling Commandant's House (Building #1), Hennepin County, Minnesota, United States
Dates Content: Not earlier than 1816 - Not later than 1828
Notes Forms part of Josiah Snelling papers, 1779-1828. View finding aid at: http://www.mnhs.org/library/findaids/00824.xml

Holding Type Manuscripts - Component - Reserve
Identifiers 990066944580104294 (Alma System Number)
Reserve 9 (Locator Number)

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