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Box 4257.004


Contains 1 Collection or Record:

Maria Gage Papers, 1813 - 1840

 File — Box: 4257.004, Folder: 2
Scope and Contents Letters to and from Maria Pike Gage, the sister of General Zebulon Montgomery Pike, discoverer of Pike's Peak (1779-1813), and aunt of Clarissa Brown Pike Harrison, wife of John Cleves Symmes Harrison, son of William Henry Harrison. The letters center mainly on family matters, and include a very poignant letter from Maria to her son on the death of her father, Captain Zebulon Pike in 1834. There are two letters from her brother's widow, Clara (Clarissa) H. Pike and one from her niece, Clarissa...
Dates: 1813 - 1840