Skip to main content Skip to search results

Evarts, Jeremiah, 1781-1831



  • Existence: 1781 - 1831

Jeremiah F. Evarts (February 3, 1781 – May 10, 1831), also known by the pen name William Penn, was a Christian missionary, reformer, and activist for the rights of American Indians in the United States, and a leading opponent of the Indian removal policy of the United States government. He served the American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions as its treasurer from 1812-1820 and Secretary from 1821 until his death in 1831.

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Daniel Webster letter

Webster Mss 810255
Identifier: Mss 810255
Overview In English.

Jeremiah Evarts letter

Mss 828681
Identifier: Mss 828681
Overview In English.

N. Lord letter

Mss 829613
Identifier: Mss 829613
Overview In English.