Kansas MemoryKansas Memory

Kansas Historical SocietyKansas Historical Society

Robert Simerwell to Reverend Noah Davis - Page
Text Version

To order images and/or obtain permission to use them commercially, please contact the KSHS Reference Desk at reference@kshs.org or 785-272-8681, ext. 117.


For more information see the Copyright and Permission FAQ.

In this letter to Noah Davis, Robert Simerwell explains that the Carey Mission, Michigan Territory, will soon be abandoned as a Baptist mission. In fact, Simerwell states that "our labours at this place are almost at a close, our premises will be valued 1st Sep. when our posessary right will cease." Simerwell also tells Davis that he has spoken with Isaac McCoy who had been assured "by the President and the Sec. Of War that our Denomination shall receive a liberal patronage from Gov" which Simerwell hopes will allow them to continue their missionary work among the Indians.

Creator: Simerwell, Robert, 1786-1868
Date: July 21, 1830

Bookbag Text Version Share Print

Robert Simerwell to Reverend Noah Davis - 1Robert Simerwell to Reverend Noah Davis - 2Robert Simerwell to Reverend Noah Davis - 3

Robert Simerwell to Reverend Noah Davis - 1

Item Number: 219190
Call Number: Robert Simerwell Coll. #500, Box 2 Correspondence and reports, 1829 July-August
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 219190

Copyright © 2007-2017 - Kansas Historical Society - Contact Us
This website was developed in part with funding provided by the Information Network of Kansas.