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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)
Alternate forms: Mesquakie
Date: March 9, 1851
Contributor: Bailey, Jacob Whitman, 1811-1857
Subject: Land grants | Black Hawk War, 1832 | Seminole War, 1st, 1817-1818 | Seminole War, 2nd, 1835-1842 | Military service | Warfare
Extent: 2 pages
Description: Letter to his brother. Will seek land grant as reward for his service (military) in Black Hawk and Seminole wars.
Collection: Miscellaneous Manuscripts Collection (Mss.Ms.Coll.200)