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In this letter to Reverend C. M. Fuller, Robert Simerwell relates that the Indians who accompanied Issac McCoy west of the Missouri River were pleased with the land that they found. More importantly, Simerwell states that the "tide of white population setting in is so great that our hopes of remaining here long is almost cut off." In addition, Simerwell believes that the white populations arrival is doubly bad for the Indians in the area because of whites' "ruinous habit of dealing out spirits to these unfortunate people."

Creator: Simerwell, Robert, 1786-1868
Date: December 17, 1828

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Item Number: 219133
Call Number: Robert Simerwell Coll. #500, Box 1 Correspondence and reports, 1828
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 219133

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