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Scope and Contents These letters pertain to the cession of Indian lands to the State of Georgia and from Georgia to the U. S. Government in 1802. At least one of them is addressed to Gov. Josiah Tattnall, Jr. James Jackson was governor of Georgia from 1798 to 1801. Following his term, he became a commissioner for the State of Georgia under Governor Tattnall and served in this capacity with Abraham Baldwin and John Milledge.Interesting item: A document signed by James Madison, then Secretary of...
Dates: 1797 - 1802