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FMS/FMS 1-100/FMS-47. Henry Wilson Papers, 1791-1911

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Identifier: FMS/FMS 1-100/FMS-47

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Henry Wilson Papers

Identifier: FMS-47
Scope and Contents The Henry Wilson Papers reflect the life of a "weighty" Friend in southern Indiana in the first half of the nineteenth century. Although small, the collection is an important source for the migration of North Carolina Friends to Indiana. The most important item in the collection is Henry Wilson's autobiography, written in 1860. It provides an almost unique glimpse into the life of a Quaker child in North Carolina and an early Quaker settler in Indiana. Wilson apparently kept a...
Dates: 1791-1911; Other: Date acquired: 01/06/1990