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Contributor: Young, Hugh, -1822
Subject: Social life and customs | African Americans | Florida--History | Florida--History | Boundaries | Government relations | Population | Trade | Marriage customs and rites | Politics and government | Agriculture | Warfare | Seminole War, 1st, 1817-1818 | Treaties | Diplomacy | Surveying
Extent: 125 pages
Description: Hugh Young was an army officer and topographical engineer accompanying General Andrew Jackson's army in its operations against the Seminoles. This memoir includes sections on East Florida's boundaries, physical characteristics, navigation, Native customs, Spanish settlements, African Americans, agricultural products, and climate. Also included are itineraries for East and West Florida. One chapter is devoted to the Seminole and other aboriginal inhabitants of Florida, and includes names, numbers, settlements, war and treaties, councils, marriage, trade, amusement, etc. (pages 48-73). Printed, Boyd (1934). Original document owned by Francis W. Rawle, Albany, circa 1954. Also found on this reel is Benjamin Hawkins' Journal of occurrences in the Creek agency from January to the conclusion of the conference and treaty at Fort Williamson, 1802 (Film 692a).
Collection: A topographic memoir on East and West Florida, 1818 (Mss.Film.692b)
Date: June 3, 1800
Contributor: Pike, Zebulon Montgomery, 1779-1813
Extent: 3 pages
Description: Letter to David Henley. Original in Chicago Historical Society. Asks what to do with some slaves who have escaped from Cherokee Indians who killed their master. Mentions Indian named White Killer.
Collection: Zebulon Montgomery Pike biographical materials (Mss.B.P63)
Extent: 1 reel
Description: This is a detailed table of contents to the Smiley Family Papers at Haverford College, pertaining chiefly to conferences at Lake Mohonk (New York). Called variously the Lake Mohonk Conference, Lake Mohonk Conference on the Indian, Lake Mohonk Conference on the Indian and Other Dependent Peoples, etc., the meetings were first organized in 1883 by Quakers (and brothers) Albert Keith Smiley and Daniel Smiley to discuss assistance to Native Americans and eventually included other peoples (African Americans, Native Hawaiians, Filipinos, Puerto Ricans) and peace issues more generally. Originals in the Special Collections, Haverford College Library, Pennsylvania.
Collection: Index to Smiley family papers, 1885-1930, pertaining to the conferences at Lake Mohonk (Mss.Film.1246)