Benjamin Hawkins letterbook, 1798-1810

Choctaw includes: Chahta
Hawkins, Benjamin, 1754-1816
Indian agents | Government relations | Diplomacy | Land claims | Land tenure | Politics and government | Agriculture | Social life and customs | Economic conditions | Surveying
Microfilms | Correspondence | Speeches | Memoranda
285 pages
Original in possession of Independence National Historical Park. Letter book kept by Hawkins at the Creek Agency relating to Indian affairs, including outgoing letters, memoranda, and speeches to and from the Creeks and Choctaws. Topics include an attempt to survey the St. Mary's River and Spanish-U.S. relations. Includes a "sketch" of the Indians at the Creek Agency discussing political organization, agriculture, manufacture, public establishments, and justice. Materials written variously at Fort Wilkinson, Tukabatchee, and Coweta.
Benjamin Hawkins letterbook, 1798-1810 Mss.Film.680