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Isaac McCoy kept a journal from 1814 to 1841. This is the first part of the journal, starting in 1814 and going into 1816. Isaac McCoy was ordained a Baptist minister in 1810 and served as missionary among the Native Americans in present-day Indiana, Michigan, Missouri and Kansas. He was an advocate of Indian removal from the eastern United States, proposing an Indian state in what is now Kansas, Nebraska, and Oklahoma so Native Americans could be free from the "corrupting influences attending association with the frontier people of that early period." Isaac McCoy was instrumental in his work with the Board of Foreign Missions in America and the Committee on Indian Affairs on the issues of Native American emigration and the Indian Removal Act.

Creator: McCoy, Isaac, 1784-1846
Date: 1814 - 1816

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Isaac McCoy journal - Front cover: [1814]

Item Number: 472342
Call Number: Isaac McCoy Collection #422 Box 17
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 472342

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