Lilly Library Manuscript Collections

GREGG MSS.

The Gregg mss., 1844-1848, are letters of Josiah Gregg, 1806-1850, Santa Fe trader and author of Commerce of the Prairies, to John Bigelow, 1817-1911, editor, diplomat and author.

All of the letters in this collection have been published. Those of June 20, July 1, September 6, and December 25, 1844; January 19, February 7, March 5, and May 8, 1846 appear in "New-found letters of Josiah Greg, Santa Fe trader and historian." Proceedings of the American antiquarian society. n.s. vol. 40: 47-68, 1930 on pp. 55-56, 56, 56-58, 58-59, 60-61, 61-63, 63-65, and 65-68 respectively.

Those of Oct 14, 1844; April 9, 1845; July 27 and December 17, 1846; and March 13, 1848 appear with some omissions in Diary and letters of Josiah Gregg ... ed. by Maurice Garland Fulton ... Norman, University of Oklahoma press, 1941-1944. 2 vols. on 1: 150-152, 161-166, 202-204, 315-316 and 2: 211- 212 respectively.

Collection size: 13 items

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