Finding aid for the Isaac Mills Papers

Repository: Western Reserve Historical Society
Creator: Mills, Isaac
Title: Isaac Mills Papers
Dates: 1795-1937
Dates: 1795-1842
Extent: 0.20 linear feet (1 container)
Abstract: Isaac Mills (1767-1843) was an agent for the Sufferers' Land Company (also known as the Connecticut Firelands Company) who concluded a treaty with the Indians of the Northeast for the purchase of half a million acres of land at Fort Industry, Ohio in 1805. The collection consists of a copy book of correspondence concerning Mills' Western Reserve land dealings, his work as agent for others, and lawsuits involving Mills or his clients. Correspondents include Heman Ely, Timothy Hawley, Turhand Kirtland, Jared Kirtland, and James Monroe. Also included are miscellaneous documents such as an act setting up the Sufferers' Land Company (1803) and Mills' report to the company directors on the conclusion of the treaty with the Indians (1805).
MS Number MS 3776
Location: closed stacks
Language: The records are in English