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Denis Wortman papers,

Title
Denis Wortman papers, 1887-1921.
Author
Wortman, Denis, 1835-1922.

Details

Additional Authors
Description
.2 linear foot (1 box)
Subjects
Access (note)
  • Restricted access;
Source (note)
  • Wortman, Mrs. Denis
Biography (note)
  • Denis Wortman (1835-1922) was an American clergyman, writer and poet.
Processing Action (note)
  • Cataloged
Call Number
MssCol 3393
Author
Wortman, Denis, 1835-1922.
Title
Denis Wortman papers, 1887-1921.
Restricted Access
Restricted access; Manuscripts and Archives Division; Permit must be requested at the division indicated.
Summary
Collection consists of correspondence with transcripts, genealogy, notes, and memoranda relating to the military career of Lt. Col. George Croghan (1791-1849). Correspondence, 1887-1921, concerns Croghan's controversial defense of Fort Stephenson, Ohio, against the command of his superior officer, General William Henry Harrison, during the War of 1812. Also included are transcripts of contemporary letters about the affair, an emendated typescript by Denis Wortman on the discovery of the Croghan-Harrison correspondence, genealogy of the Croghan family, and notes and memoranda relating to George Croghan.
Biography
Denis Wortman (1835-1922) was an American clergyman, writer and poet.
Added Author
Croghan, George, 1791-1849.
Harrison, William Henry, 1773-1841.
Research Call Number
MssCol 3393
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