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Title Proclamation that Malatchi Opiya Mico be Prince of Creek Nation
Date
Document Type Manuscript
Description Proclamation dated 14 December 1747 announcing the acknowledgement of Malatchi Opiya Mico as Prince of the Creek Nation. The proclamation addresses "all subjects of the Crown of Great Britain" in particular, informing them that the new Prince has power to "Transact all affairs relating to our Nation". The document is signed at the bottom by leaders of the various Creek towns.
Places Frederica, Georgia, United States
Keywords British North America, tribal government, government, government relations, proclamation
Theme American Indians and the European Powers
Tribe / Nation
Culture Area Southeast
Additional Information

"Malatchi declared Emperor of the Creek Nations - December 14th 1747" written on reverse.

Signed Wm. Geo. Freeman, Deputy Secretary.

Library The Newberry Library
Copyright The Newberry Library
Collection The Edward E. Ayer Collection
Reference VAULT box Ayer MS 192