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Title Claim [manuscript]: Camp near Fort Mitchell, [Ga.], 1815 Jan. 14
Author Tollowo Micco
Date
Document Type Correspondence
Description From the Newberry Library Catalogue: Claim, Jan. 14, 1815, by Tollowo Micco, a Creek Indian, for $14.50, covering the cost of four kegs of whiskey taken by "the white people." Creek Indian agent Benjamin Hawkins, who attested to the correctness of the claim, on June 7 ordered Capt. Iverson, a merchant and assistant deputy quartermaster general of the 6th Military District, to compensate Tollowo Micco out of government funds. The claim is noted as paid in twenty-one yards of homespun and $4.00 in cash.
Names Hawkins, Benjamin (1754-1816); Iverson, Captain
Places Fort Mitchell, Georgia, United States
Keywords expenses, money, financial transactions, alcohol, agent, government relations, theft
Theme American Indians and the US Government
Tribe / Nation
Culture Area Southeast
Library The Newberry Library
Copyright The Newberry Library
Collection The Edward E. Ayer Collection
Reference VAULT box Ayer MS 895
Catalogue Link The Newberry Library Catalogue