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Captain Thomas Morris Diary
S990
1764
1 folder

Manuscripts & Rare Books Division
Indiana State Library

Processed by: Jamie Dunn, May 2013


 

Biographical Note:

Thomas Morris was a British soldier who was stationed in Detroit, Michigan, in 1758.  He was captured by Native Americans for a time, but eventually made his way back to Detroit.  Morris returned to England in 1767, where he lived for the rest of his life.

Source:

Morris, Thomas.  Journal of Captain Thomas Morris, of His Majesty’s XVII Regiment of Infantry; Detroit, September 25, 1764.  1791.  Reprint, The Arthur H. Clark Company, n.d. www.archive.org.

Scope and Content:

The collection consists of a Photostat of the diary of Thomas Morris for parts of August and September 1764.  This covers part of his captivity by Native Americans.

Photocopy Policy:

Manuscript material CANNOT be photocopied or digitized in its entirety. Photocopies and/or digital reproductions (i.e. scans, digital photographs) cannot exceed 25% of a COLLECTION or FOLDER within a collection. In some cases, photocopying may not be permitted due to the condition of the item. Please check with the Manuscript Librarian for possible alternatives.

Collection Inventory

Folder and Item Listing:

Folder 1.  Morris, (Captain) Thomas Diary, 1764

Date 
1764 Sept. Photostat of diary

Collection Information:

Size of Collection: 1 folder
Collection Dates: August-September 1764
Provenance:  William Clements Library, 1941
Access: The Collection is Open for Research Use
Restrictions:  None
Reproduction Rights: Permission to reproduce, exhibit, or publish material in this collection must be obtained from the Manuscript and Rare Books Division, Indiana State Library.
Language: Materials are entirely in: English
Alternate Formats: 
Related Holdings: 
Collection Notes: 

MA BA 7-12-2013