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1 Title:   William Webb letter to John Cooper  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Webb, William, fl. 1836  
  Dates:   1836 July 7  
Letter from William Webb, in Coal Creek, to John Cooper, Upper Alton, providing information about the health of family members and describing the Creek War of 1836. "Our volenters started on yesterday for the Creak Nation. About 150 went out of this county. Thare has bin some fiting olredy and som killed on booth sides. We hope the ware won't last long. The govener cauld for 25 hundred volenters and I expect that 5000 thousand has gone."
  Identifier:   ms4451  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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2 Title:   Michael Johnston Kenan notebook  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Kenan, Michael Johnston  
  Dates:   1872-1874  
The collection consists of the notebook of Michael Johnston Kenan from 1872-1874. The notebook contains handwritten observations, both literary and historical. Of particular interest are Kenan's recollections of Fort Wilkerson, Fort Hawkins, Elijah Clarke, Alexander McGillivray, Benjamin Hawkins, the death of William McIntosh, and relations with Creek Indians. Handwritten notes on the inside cover reads "Continuation of my scrapbook, notes, essays, extracts."
  Identifier:   ms852  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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3 Title:   C. Mildred Thompson papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Thompson, C. Mildred (Clara Mildred), 1881-1975  
  Dates:   1786-1838, 1937-1938  
The collection consists of papers collected by Clara Mildred Thompson. Early papers include correspondence and depositions relating to Native American depredations in Georgia from 1786-1838. Letters, addressed mainly to Georgia governors, are from citizens who discuss Native American raids and violence to settlers. Correspondents include Joshua Inman, John Twiggs, Caleb Howell, Jared Irwin, Elijah Clarke, Benjamin Hawkins, John Clark, Stephen Hawkins, and C. Stephens. Depositions are of Abram Mordecai, John Burnett, Owen Bowen, Henry Carvel, Nathaniel Howell, and Isaac Green. The collection also consists of letters from Margaret Mitchell to C. Mildred Thompson from 1937-1938. Letters discuss Mitchell's admiration of Thompson's "Reconstruction of Georgia," her desire to meet the author, and Thompson's request for information about the Ku Klux Klan.
  Identifier:   ms606  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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