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Creek | Choctaw
Language(s): English
Date: 1798-1810
Type:Text
Extent: 285 pages
Description: 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.
Collection: Benjamin Hawkins letterbook, 1798-1810 (Mss.Film.680)

Cherokee
Language(s): Cherokee | English
Date: circa 1784, 1800, 1818
Type:Text
Extent: 42 pages
Description: The Cherokee materials in this collection consist of manuscripts listed in the finding aid as items 2, 5, 6, 38, 39, 41, 42. These include Vocabularies in various forms, some comparing Cherokee to other languages, as well as correspondence discussing Cherokee linguistics features, and one complaining of white harassment of Cherokees to be removed.
Collection: American Philosophical Society Historical and Literary Committee, American Indian Vocabulary Collection    (Mss.497.V85)

Chickasaw
Language(s): Chickasaw | English
Date: 1800
Type:Text
Extent: 17 pages
Description: The Chicasaw materials in this collection consist of manuscripts listed in the finding aid as items 5 and 8: Benjamin Hawkins' "A comparative vocabulary of the Muskoges, or Creek, Chickasaw, Chocktaw, and Cherokee languages," and Daniel Smith's "Vocabulary of the Chickasaw Indians, Tennessee."
Collection: American Philosophical Society Historical and Literary Committee, American Indian Vocabulary Collection    (Mss.497.V85)

Choctaw
Language(s): Choctaw | English
Date: before 1784
Subject: Linguistics
Type:Text
Extent: 8 pages
Description: The Choctaw materials in this collection consist of manuscripts listed in the finding aid as item 2, Benjamin Hawkins' "Vocabulary of the Cherokee and Choctaw languages," communicated by Jefferson, with note in his hand attributing authorship to Benjamin Hawkin.
Collection: American Philosophical Society Historical and Literary Committee, American Indian Vocabulary Collection    (Mss.497.V85)

Creek
Language(s): English
Date: 1802
Type:Text
Extent: 1 reel
Description: This journal of U.S. Indian agent Benjamin Hawkins covers agency affairs at Tookaubatchee [Tukabatchee], January 23-July 1, 1802. Includes meetings with Creek Indians; treaty negotiations at Fort Wilkinson; relevant correspondence. Originals at the Library Company of Philadelphia. Note: Also on this microfilm reel is Hugh Young's "A topographic memoir on East and West Florida" (1818). See RLIN entry PAAV89-A10.
Collection: Journal of occurrences in the Creek agency (Mss.Film.692a)

Muscogee
Alternate forms: Creek, Mvskoke, Muskogee
Language(s): Creek | English
Date: 1800
Subject: Linguistics
Type:Text
Extent: 15 pages
Description: The Muscogee (Creek) materials in this collection consist of manuscripts listed in the finding aid as item 5: Benjamin Hawkins' "A comparative vocabulary of the Muskoges, or Creek, Chickasaw, Chocktaw, and Cherokee languages."
Collection: American Philosophical Society Historical and Literary Committee, American Indian Vocabulary Collection    (Mss.497.V85)

Creek
Language(s): English
Date: 1798-1799
Type:Text
Genre: Reports
Extent: 1 volume
Description: One of three manuscript copies in Hawkins' hand, the other two being in the Georgia Department of Archives and History [see Pound (1951):251]. A listing of towns and villages of Muskhogee and especially Creek Indians, together with a discussion of customs, the Busketau, and answers to queries proposed to an old Creek Indian. Addenda on war parties, 1813, and treaties, 1773-1796.
Collection: Sketch of the Creek country in the years 1798 and 1799 (Mss.970.3.H31)