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Title Letters [manuscript]: Savannah, [Ga.], to Jared Irwin, governor of the state of Georgia, 1796 Apr. 4-13
Author Habersham, John (1754-1799)
Date
Document Type Correspondence
Description From the Newberry Library Catalogue: Two letters, Apr. 4 and 13, 1796, from John Habersham, "Agent for supplying the Troops In Georgia," to Jared Irwin, governor of Georgia, regarding plans for supplying the Creek Indians at Treaty negotiations scheduled for May at Colerain. Habersham informs Irwin that provisions are to be supplied by the United States, that he has consulted Indian agent James Seagrove regarding "the nature and quantity of the supplies best suited," and that provisions are estimated to cost $20,000.
Places Colerain, Savannah, Georgia, United States
Keywords treaty, government, government relations, Indian Agent, supplies, governor, negotiation, chief, warrior
Theme American Indians and the US Government; Military Encounters: Conflicts, Rebellions and Alliances
Tribe / Nation
Culture Area Southeast
Additional Information John Habersham was a post-Revolutionary War Indian agent and collector of customs at Savannah.
Library The Newberry Library
Copyright The Newberry Library
Collection The Edward E. Ayer Collection
Reference VAULT box Ayer MS 349
Catalogue Link The Newberry Library Catalogue