Individual Author Record
Name: Morris BirkbeckPen Name: Jonathan Freeman Genre: History Non-Fiction Born: 1764, in Settle England Died: 1825
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Illinois ConnectionBirkbeck lived in the south of Edwards County in the Illinois territory. He founded Wanborough, just two miles west of what is now known as Albion. He also briefly served as the Secretary of State of Illinois.
Biographical and Professional InformationMorris Birkbeck was an English agricultural innovator, author/publicist, anti-slavery campaigner and early 19th-century pioneer.
- Notes on a Journey in America from the Coast of Virginia to the Territory of Illinois,Palala Press,1817
- Letters from Illinois,Palala Press,1818