Tuesday, September 28, 2010

Northwest Territory Collection Online

The Indiana Historical Society has added a new Digital Collection. The Northwest Territory Collection can be accessed online at www.indianahistory.org.

This new collection contains 2,000 pages from 551 documents covering over 100 years (1721-1825).

Many of the documents are originals. Included in the collection are:

  • Correspondence (personal, governmental, and military)
  • Notices of changes in the law
  • Requests for military supplies

A few of the documents were signed by famous leaders of the time:

  • Patrick Henry
  • George Rogers Clark
  • Henry Knox
  • Thomas Jefferson
  • Anthony Wayne
  • Arthur St. Clair