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Delphinia Mendenhall Haworth Letter

 Unprocessed — OVFF: 1
Identifier: WH2414-A1

Content Description

Collection contains one letter, probably written by eighteen-year-old Delphinia Haworth, daughter of Kiowa and Comanche Indian Territory Agent James Mahlon Haworth, to her grandparents on November 14, 1875, from Fort Sill, Indian Territory. The letter describes Delphinia's trip southwest from Olathe, Kansas, to Fort Sill; her observations of Native Americans; her father's work with the Kiowa and Comanche people; and her health.

Acquisition Type

Purchase

Provenance

Purchase, Spencer Hewitt, 2018.

Restrictions Apply

No

Dates

  • November 14, 1875

Extent

1 oversize folder

Inventory

OVFF 1 Haworth, Delphinia to her grandparents: correspondence sent, November 14, 1875