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1 Title:   Ray Clarke letter to Ethan Clarke  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Clarke, Ray, 1782-1847  
  Dates:   1813 March 3  
The collection consists of a letter from Ray Clarke at St. Mary's, Georgia, dated March 3, 1813, to his father Ethan Clarke. Clarke discusses the taking of Nathaniel Pendleton's testimony, visiting the plantation of Nathanael Green, the cargo of a captured French ship which was brought to St. Mary's, and the activities of U.S. troops in Florida against the Seminole Indians. Also included is a typescript and cast of characters as they appear in the letter.
  Identifier:   ms1807  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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2 Title:   Second Seminole War, Okefenokee region manuscript map  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Dearborn, Greenleaf  
  Dates:   circa 1837-1838  
This collection consists of one handwritten manuscript map of the seat of the Second Seminole War in the Okefenokee Region. The map is believed to have been created by Major Greenleaf Dearborn, a commanding officer who participated in General Charles Rinaldo Floyd's campaign through the region in November 1838. The map's primary feature is the location of a number of named and unnamed forts surrounding the Okefenokee Swamp and the location of the route of Captain Benjamin Lloyd Beall and his detachment of soldiers in September 1838.
  Identifier:   ms4209  
  Repository:   Hargrett Map Collection  
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3 Title:   Creek Indian manuscripts  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Unknown  
  Dates:   after 1797  
The collection consists of manuscripts of and relating to Creek Indians in the disputed boundaries of Georgia. Depositions include William Cavanah of Montgomery County, Georgia, dated January 28, 1798, Jefferson County, Georgia, regarding the Cavanah's plantation; and Brigadier-General David Blackshear of the Georgia Militia, dated September 29, 1813, for protection of the Indian frontier and erection of three forts. Also included is a letter from Samuel Jackson to Jack F. Cock, dated November 8, 1813, ordering Cock's company of Georgia Militia to proceed to Smith's fort for protection of the frontier; a declaration signed by Little Prince and twenty-eight Creek town chiefs of Broken Arrow, Creek Nation, dated August 24, 1826, regarding laws; declaration signed by Chilly McIntosh and nine others, dated August 28, 1826, disputing the laws cited by Little Prince under which General William McIntosh had been executed and his property confiscated; and a statement of the prisoners (all women) brought in from Thomas County, Georgia, dated September 28, 1836, signed by J.A. Chambers, regarding attacks on the Chattahoochee River, the capture of Eneah Mathla, and the escape of a party of Uchus. The collection also includes a list of thirty-five African slaves captured by the Seminole Indians in Southern Florida and redeemed by order of General Thomas S. Jesup. The list includes name, age, height, sex, name of captor, place and date of capture, personal description, and owner's name. On the reverse is an order signed by General Jesup for payment to their captors of $20.00 for each slave on the list.
  Identifier:   ms332  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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