Draper manuscripts: William Croghan papers, 1769-1818

Croghan, William, 1752-1823

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  • PHOTOCOPY RESTRICTION: Photocopying originals is not permitted; researchers may copy from the microfilm available in the Library.


  • Military and personal papers of William Croghan, a Revolutionary War officer in the 8th Virginia Militia Regiment, who was also the brother-in-law of Jonathan, George Rogers, and William Clark.


  • Forms part of the Lyman Copeland Draper Manuscripts. The Draper Manuscripts consist of fifty collections, sometimes referred to as fifty "series," under the one overarching title. See the Draper Manuscripts Overview on the Wisconsin Historical Society website, and the "Guide to the Draper Manuscripts" by Josephine Harper (Madison: State Historical Society of Wisconsin, 1983) for further information.
  • This collection is also available as a microfilm publication.
  • Information on the entire Draper Manuscripts collection can be found in RLIN entry WIHV92-A52.
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