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McIntosh, William, approximately 1778-1825



  • Existence: Approximately 1778 - 1825


Controversial chief of the Lower Creeks in early-nineteenth-century Georgia.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

William McIntosh Papers, 1802-1906

Identifier: MC-1964-140
Scope and Contents Gen. William McIntosh was a Creek Indian Chief who favored the removal of the Creeks out of the state of Georgia to lands in the West. In this matter there was a strong party in opposition. On April 30, 1825, a force of these Indians burned his home, then killed him and other members of his family. General McIntosh was a cousin of Gov. George M. Troup of Georgia.The papers include a letter to Governor Troup written and signed by Gen. William McIntosh; letters and copies of...
Dates: 1802 - 1906