Report on expedition to Appalatcha

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Date June 18, 1800
Author Name Franco Gelabert (primary) Location: Pensacola
Recipient Name Benjamin Hawkins (primary)
Summary From Pensacola, Gelabert reports of an unexpected surrender at St. Marks Fort. Mr. Ferguson the secretary to Mr. Bowles the adventurer, who ran away with captain of Brig Sheerwater, which had been captured by Indians.
Document Format Letter Signed
Document Notes Enclosed in Hawkins to Dexter, 07/10/1800.
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Related Persons/Groups Benjamin Hawkins; Franco Gelabert; Francisco de Paula Gelabert; Mr. Ferguson; Mr. Bowles; negro men; negro woman; Don Vincent Folch; ;
Related Places Pensacola; St. Marks; Fort St. Marks; Appalache; ;
Keywords canoe; surrender; secretary; Brig Sheerwater; council of war; merchantmen; vessels of war; ;
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