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Accession number 1995.1
Catalog Number 1995.1.20
Object Name Letter
Scope & Content Silas Casey to his wife Abby; He writes from a Camp near Suwannee E. Fla.; re: hiking through the ''morass'' of swamp and hammocks. Includes, "Lt Wescott came upon a came of Indians. Was fired upon but routed them and took all their skins etc. An impenetrable morass about 7 miles wide separates the gulf Swamp from the Gulf. For several hours after night a Panther was screaming around us but made no attack."
Creator Silas Casey
Date 02/17/1840
Pub Date 2/17/1840
Condition Good
Imagefile 001\1995120.JPG
Size 7 1/2'' x 9 1/2''