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Dan Adams Collection, 1824

Identifier: MC-1954.02

Scope and Contents

During the war of 1812, Lt. Dan Adams of a volunteer company of Grenadiers was lost. This is a circular offering $1000 reward to the Indian or Indians who may have possession of, or claim the ownership of the said Dan Adams.

The circular was signed by the following: Parmenio Adam, Oliver G. Adams, Charlora Adams of Genessee C0. N. Y., John Adams, Truman Adams of Onandaga Co. N. Y., James Adams of Sangamon, Illinois. The circular was dated August 16, 1824, but is attested to by Peter Porter and dated Black Rock, N. Y., October 7, 1824.

On the inside of the folded sheet is a letter written and signed in the hand of Nathan Wight to the Master of Poorhouse in Hingam, dated Boston, July 13, 1827, This letter concerns a resident by the name of William Gregory who had also been a prisoner with the Indians, asking if he might have information concerning the above mentioned Dan Adams.


  • Creation: 1824


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Part of the Helmerich Center for American Research at Gilcrease Museum Repository

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