St. Louis Mercantile Library

M-337: Crawford Indian Captivity

 

INTRODUCTION:

This collection contains a note penned on December 24, 1784 about pay from the June 1782 service into Sandusky with Captain Rose’s Company under Col. Crawford, and 9 photostatic pages about Col. Crawford’s expedition against Sandusky and biographies of Gustave Rosenthal (known as Lt. John Rose) and Col. William Crawford. 

Dates: 1784, 1966

Biographical Note:

This collection documents the ill-fated expedition against the Sandusky lead by Col. William Crawford in May – June 1782, which lead to his captivity and death.

Collection Scop:

This collection contains a note penned on December 24, 1784 about pay from the June 1782 service into Sandusky with Captain Rose’s Company under Col. Crawford, and 9 photostatic pages about Col. Crawford’s expedition against the Sandusky and biographies of Gustave Rosenthal (Capt. Rose) and Col. William Crawford.

Access and Use:

A digital copy of this collection is available:

M-337: Crawford Indian Captivity

Use Restrictions: Portions of the collection may be photocopied, digitally scanned, or photographed, depending on condition and restrictions.

Access Restrictions: Access to portions of this collection may be restricted depending on condition.

Please direct any questions regarding this collection to the Reading Room at the St. Louis Mercantile Library by contacting 314.516.7247.

Citation: When citing material from this collection, the preferred citation is: From the Special Collections of the St. Louis Mercantile Library at the University of Missouri-St. Louis.