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Evarts, Jeremiah, 1781-1831

 

Dates

  • 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 2 Collections and/or Records:

Daniel Webster letter

Webster Mss 810255
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Identifier: Mss 810255
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N. Lord letter

Mss 829613
 Collection
Identifier: Mss 829613
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