Robert C. Morris Letters to Lottie
Scope and Contents
Letters to cousin Lottie in Spencer, N.Y. written from South Pass (1870) and Laramie City (1873), W.T. Tells about his mother's appointment as justice of the peace (the first woman so to serve).
- March 30, 1870; January 19, 1873
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Biographical / Historical
Robert C. Morris was a Wyo. pioneer. Moved from Illinois to South Pass City (1869) with parents and brothers. His mother: Esther Hobart McQuigg Slack Morris (1814-1902) often considered the mother of women suffrage in Wyoming.
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Immediate Source of Acquisition
Purchase, Peter Decker, 1967.
- Frontier and pioneer life -- Wyoming. Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Justices of the peace -- Wyoming -- South Pass City. Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Letters (Correspondence) Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Pioneers -- Wyoming -- Correspondence. Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
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