Guide to the Robert Simpson Letter, Jan. 7, 1818
Collection number: MS 42
About Robert Simpson
Robert Simpson, a Deerfield, NH native, lived from 1764-1844. In ca. 1818 he moved west to the area of Rutland, Ohio, where he lived until his death. He was the son of Thomas Simpson and Mary McLaughlin.
About the Robert Simpson Letter
A letter written Jan. 7, 1818 by Robert Simpson, a Deerfield, NH native to his brother, John Simpson, a long-time resident of Nottingham, NH. It documents Simpson’s journey from Maine to the West, giving detailed description of trip from Nottingham, NH to his settling in Rutland, Ohio. It describes the land he has bought, the crops, people, and expenses.
This collection is open.
Copyright is retained by the authors of these papers, or their descendants, as
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Robert Simpson Letter, Jan. 7, 1818, MS 42, Milne Special
Collections and Archives, University of New Hampshire Library, Durham, NH, USA.
Source unknown, Aug. 22, 1980 (Accession number: 039)