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Title We, the subscribers, do hereby agree to pay the sum placed opposite to our respective names [manuscript]: for the purpose of raising a fund to be distributed, as a bounty, among those whose patriotism may induce them to volunteer to march against the hostile Indians in Florida: agreements [1836]
Date
Document Type Official Record
Description From the Newberry Library Catalogue: Agreement to raise funds to pay volunteers to fight in the second Seminole War, 1835-1842. The document lists nearly eighty individuals, both men and women, with the amount of money pledged ranging from five to two hundred dollars each. About half of the individuals are recorded as having paid their pledge.
Places Florida, United States
Keywords Second Seminole War, war, money, army, military
Theme American Indians and the US Government; Military Encounters: Conflicts, Rebellions and Alliances
Tribe / Nation
Culture Area Southeast
Additional Information

We, the subscribers, do hereby agree to pay the sum placed opposite to our respective names [manuscript]: for the purpose of raising a fund to be distributed, as a bounty, among those whose patriotism may induce them to volunteer to march against the hostile Indians in Florida: agreements [1836]

Newberry: Date from Butler who places the document in "Black Water" Florida.

Library The Newberry Library
Copyright The Newberry Library
Collection The Edward E. Ayer Collection
Reference VAULT box Ayer MS 286
Catalogue Link The Newberry Library Catalogue