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Robert C. Morris Letters to Lottie

Identifier: M546

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.


1 envelope(s) (2 items)

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Purchase, Peter Decker, 1967.


Repository also has oral history by Morris (C MSS OH2-12)
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Repository Details

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