"The following letters were commenced in the year 1820 and were intended for the pages of a periodical work [the Portfolio] in which some of them have been published." Available in the State Historical Society and Special Collections.
An account of pioneer life in Bloomington, Monroe Co., Ind., where the author was first principal and then a professor in the seminary and college which later developed into Indiana University. Available in Special Collections and the State Historical Society.
Morphy was a diamond merchant and jeweler in Toronto, Canada, for about 50 years when this account was written. He grew up in Monaghan, Ireland, and immigrated to Canada in 1835 when he was 15 years old. Microfilm.