Sparks, Jared. Letters, 1765-1770 | Illinois History and Lincoln Collections
Title: Sparks, Jared. Letters, 1765-1770
Collection identifier: 289
Extent: 1.0 folder
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This collection contains transcripts of letters from Joseph Galloway and Thomas Wharton to Benjamin Franklin, and from Gen. Thomas Gage to the Earl of Hillsborough. The letters discuss George Croghan's departure for the Illinois country, the plans of the Ohio Company, and Gage's ideas on western settlement.
These transcripts were copied for the Survey from the originals in the Sparks Collection of Harvard College Library.