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Cherokee | Choctaw | Chickasaw
Language(s): English
Date: 1803
Contributor: Wilson, Patrick
Type:Text
Extent: 2 pages
Description: "Observations while passing thro' the Choctaw, Chickasaw, and Cherokee nations." No. 3 in Explorations in the Louisiana Country. Reverend Patrick Wilson describes his observations while traveling on a road built between Choctaw and Chickasaw country, including the state of Native-white relations and the growing white population in the area. At Muscle Shoals, he stays with Cherokee chiefs Doublehead and Skiowska. Notes that many Native peoples have good farms, good furnishings, good fences, and good stock, and that one Native man runs an inn.
Collection: Mémoire sur le district du Ouachita dans la province de la Louisianne, [1803] (Mss.917.6.Ex7)

Ute
Language(s): English
Date: 1868
Type:Text
Extent: 2 items
Description: Newspaper clipping on the Powell expedition with a byline of Byers [?] at Hot Sulphur Springs, Colorado, mentions Utes. Sam Garmin, the entomologist of the Colorado Exploring Expedition, mentions Ute Indians begging for food at Hot Sulphur Springs in a letter to Gertrude Lewis.
Collection: Papers relating to John Wesley Powell and the Colorado River (Mss.B.P869s.c)