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Jesup Papers, 1836-1837

Identifier: MC-1964-112
Scope and Contents These letters deal with various matters conĀ­ cerning the Creeks in Georgia, Alabama, and Florida. In August, 1836, Henry Stanton, Adjutant-General from Headquarters Army of the South, Tuskeegee, signs an order of Maj. Gen. Thomas S. Jesup (1788-1860) appointing Col. John A. Campbell as Commissioner to treat with the chiefs of the Creeks and help them with their land claims.In another letter, Jesup requests more troops for Major DearĀ­ born to prevent the hostile Creeks from leaving...
Dates: 1836 - 1837

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  • Names: Jesup, Thomas Sidney, 1788-1860 X
  • Subject: Creek Indians -- Government relations. X