Farnsworth, William

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Title: Farnsworth, William

Reference Code: Mss-0345

Inclusive Dates: 1831-1853

Quantity: 000.03 cu. ft.

Location: Sm Mss

Abstract: A pioneer and the founder of Sheboygan, Farnsworth (1795-1860) worked as an independent fur trader in Marinette, in what was then the Territory of Wisconsin. He lost his life in the Lady Elgin disaster of 1860.

Scope and Content: Indian treaties made with Menomonee Indians by Farnsworth and others for the erection of a saw and grist mill, a letter from the Office of Indian Affairs, and a clipping describing the documents by Daniel Wells before an annual meeting of pioneers.

Access and Use: No restrictions

Language: English

Notes: Processed by Claire Marshall, February 2016.