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Civilizing the Creek

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CollectionIndependence National Historical Park: Benjamin Hawkins Letterbook (no image)
Document Information
Date January 9, 1799
Author Name Benjamin Hawkins (primary) Location: Georgia
Recipient Name James McHenry (primary)
Summary Hawkins is pleased with the Creeks for accepting the plan for their civilization. The Creeks have adapted well to raising livestock and are becoming better at manufacturing. Hawkins comments on the fact that the Chiefs and their wives come to his house.
Document Format Author's Letterbook Copy, in hand of author
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Related Persons/Groups Benjamin Hawkins; James McHenry; national council; chiefs; Creek women; Robert Greerson; Thomas Marshall; women; girls; ;
Related Places Creek Nation, Georgia; Cussetah; Georgia; Philadelphia; ;
Keywords livestock; civilization; regulations; sketch of affairs; stock; hogs; cattle; cloth; domestic affairs; female industry; agriculture; ploughs; plows; manufacture; cotton; factory; spinning; loom; estimate; ;
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