Creator

Date Original

1828

Description

This collection contains letters written by Cynthia Thrall to friends and family while she was at Dwight Mission, Arkansas Territory.

Biographical/Historical Note

Cynthia Thrall was born December 13, 1791. A native of Windsor, Connecticut, Thrall joined Dwight Mission, the Presbyterian mission for the Western Cherokee around 1825. She spent nine years teaching the younger students at the mission. Thrall suffered frequently from illness but was considered a valuable member of the mission by Presbyterian missionary Cephas Washburn. She died August 17, 1834, at the new mission in Indian Territory.

Physical Description

Document, 8.5" x 11"

Geographical Area

Arkansas; Connecticut

Language

English

Identifier

SMC.023.016

Resource Type

Text

Collection

Cynthia Thrall correspondence [photostat], SMC.023.016

Publisher

Arkansas State Archives

Contributing Entity

Arkansas State Archives

Recommended Citation

Cynthia Thrall correspondence [photostat], Arkansas State Archives, Little Rock, Arkansas.

Rights

Use and reproduction of images held by the Arkansas State Archives without prior written permission is prohibited. For information on reproducing images held by the Arkansas State Archives, please call 501-682-6900 or email at state.archives@arkansas.gov.

Disciplines

United States History

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