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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)

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)