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Collection Reference Number GLC03829
From Archive Folder Documents Relating to the 1870s 
Title Ely S. Parker to Isaac Shanks re: asking a Tonawanda chief to help his sister manage his farm
Date 16 April 1878
Author Parker, Ely S. (1828-1895)  
Recipient Shanks, Isaac  
Document Type Correspondence
Content Description Written on stationery of the NYC Police Department. Parker was a chief in the Seneca Indian tribe.
Subjects Police  Law  Agriculture and Animal Husbandry  Children and Family  Women's History  American Indian History  
People Parker, Ely Samuel (1828-1895)  Shanks, Isaac (fl. 1878)  
Place written New York
Theme Agriculture; Native Americans; Women in American History
Sub-collection The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1860-1945
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Civil War, Reconstruction and the Modern Era: 1860-1945