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Title Letter [manuscript]: [Nashville, Tenn.], to Colo. [Andrew] Haynes, 1795 Oct. 26
Author Foster, Anthony
Date
Document Type Correspondence
Description From the Newberry Library Catalogue: October 26, 1795, letter from Foster to Col. Andrew Haynes, regarding the price of goods supplied to the "Indian Account," and a recent battle between the Creeks and Chickasaws. Enmity between the tribes had previously been encouraged by William Blount, governor of the Territory of the United States, South of the River Ohio, as a means of diminishing Creek strength and forcing them to cede lands for white settlement.
Names Haynes, Andrew (d.1849)
Places Territory South of the River Ohio, Southwest Territory, Nashville, Tennessee, United States
Keywords war, commerce, trade, goods, money, account
Theme Trade and Indian Economies; Military Encounters: Conflicts, Rebellions and Alliances
Tribe / Nation
Culture Area Southeast
Additional Information Anthony Foster was a pioneer, Nashville merchant, surveyor, lawyer, and land speculator.
Library The Newberry Library
Copyright The Newberry Library
Collection The Edward E. Ayer Collection
Reference VAULT box Ayer MS 292
Catalogue Link The Newberry Library Catalogue