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James Jackson Letters, 1797-1802

Identifier: MC-1954-110
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

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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