McCoy, Isaac, 1784-1846
Baptist missionary among the Native Americans in present-day Indiana, Michigan, Missouri, and Kansas.
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Isaac McCoy kept a small journal (4 pp.) of a tour with the Pottawatomie and the Ottawas in 1828 from Missouri to Indian Territory. He gives a good description of the area through which they passed.
The second item consists of photostats from the National Archives, Office of Indian Affairs, of a code of laws drafted by the Pottawatomies in 1882 which they desired to adopt.
Broadside circular printed on recto of folded folio sheet, signed in type by McCoy as corresponding secretary. Also a Handwritten letter signed by McCoy on recto of the conjugate leaf, dated 1845-01-02; address leaf on verso of conjugate. Wax seal, light spotting, old folds, small pinholes at folds. Advocating an association of missions to assist the Native American west of the Mississippi.