Papers of Thomas Worthington, 1795-1827.


Papers of Thomas Worthington, 1795-1827.

Correspondence, diaries, accounts, and maps relating to Worthington's political career, family, and business interests. Topics include agriculture, banking, Chillicothe Public Land Office, Indians, land sales, military operations, settlement and government of the Northwest Territory, surveys, and Ohio statehood, elections, and politics. Correspondents include Lewis Cass, Jessup N. Couch, William H. Crawford, William Creighton, Samuel Finley, Albert Gallatin, Thomas Gibson, John Hamm, Benjamin Hough, Samuel Huntington, William Jones, Joseph Kerr, Duncan McArthur, Jeremiah McLene, Nathaniel Macon, Jared Mansfield, Nathaniel Massie, Return J. Meigs, Benjamin Ruggles, Solomon Sibley, Wyllys Silliman, John Sloane, P. E. Thomas, Edward Tiffin, Isaac Van Horne, and Micajah T. Williams.

22 microfilm reels.


SNAC Resource ID: 8315134

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