Letters and documents relating to the government service of Jasper Parrish among the Indians of New York state, 1790-1831


Date: 1940 | Size: 1 volume(s)


This thesis contains text written by Newton, and transcriptions of letters to and from Parrish and other documents. Contains 54 letters and 5 maps pertaining to Indian affairs in New York State, from the Vassar College collection of Parrish papers.

Background note

Jasper Parrish was an Indian interpreter and agent.

Collection Information

Physical description

1 microfilm reel.


Presented by William N. Fenton, grantee, 1948.

Location of originals:

Originals in Vassar College.

Indexing Terms


  • Biographies.
  • Theses.

Geographic Name(s)

  • New York (State) -- Politics and government -- 1775-1865.

Personal Name(s)

  • Newton, Dorothy May Fairbank.
  • Parrish, Jasper


  • Indians of North America -- Government relations -- 1789-1869
  • Indians of North America -- New York (State)
  • Iroquois Indians