Jacob Butler Varnum papers
1811-1888 (bulk 1811-1833)
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The Clements Library's War of 1812 collection contains an article of capitulation for the surrender of Moose Island, Eastport, Maine, signed by Varnum
The Detroit Public Library has a collection of Jacob Butler Varnum material and a collection of Varnum family papers, including an autobiography Varnum wrote for his son George W. Varnum
The Chicago Historical Society has a Jacob B. Varnum diary documenting his time as a factor at Fort Dearborn, Chicago (1816-1822)
Varnum, Jacob Butler. "Recollections." The Great Lakes Reader. Havighurst, Walter, ed. The Macmillan Company: New York, New York, 1966.