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Negotiations Between Hawkins and the Creek

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Source Name Image(s)
CollectionIndependence National Historical Park: Benjamin Hawkins Letterbook (no image)
Document Information
Date June 24, 1798
Author Name Benjamin Hawkins (primary)
Recipient Name James McHenry (primary)
Summary A lengthy letter addressing the negotiations between Hawkins and the Creek Indians. The peace belt is also mentioned as well as the introduction of farming and manufacturing.
Document Format Author's Letterbook Copy
Document Notes microfilm - illegible text.
Content Notes [not available]
Related Persons/Groups James McHenry; Benjamin Hawkins; Creek; French; settlers; Chiefs; Colonel Butts; Colonel Gaither; Seminoles; ;
Related Places South Carolina; Fort Harmar; Tookambatchee; Mobile; Fort James; Creek Nation; Chattahoochee; ;
Keywords pass; clothing; peace belt; horse stealing; plough; robbed; hostile intentions; horses; farm; garden; agriculture; cattle; plow; ;
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