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William Webb letter to John Cooper

William Webb letter to John Cooper

Descriptive Summary

Title: William Webb letter to John Cooper
Creator: Webb, William, fl. 1836
Dates: 1836 July 7
Language(s): English
Extent: 1 item(s)
Collection Number: ms4451
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Scope and Content

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."

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Preferred Citation

[Item, box, folder], William Webb letter to John Cooper, ms4451, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Creek Indians -- Alabama.
Indians of North America -- Wars -- 1815-1875.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11Letter, 1836 July 7