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Title Letter [manuscript]: Fort Dade, East Florida, to Westerlo Woodworth, Albany, N.Y., 1837 Mar. 7
Author Ringgold, T.
Document Type Correspondence
Description From the Newberry Library Catalogue: March 7, 1837, letter from T. Ringgold, regarding articles of captitulation concluded the previous day between the Seminole Indians and Gen. Thomas Sidney Jesup, in which the Seminoles agreed to cease hostilities and assemble at Tampa Bay for transport to Arkansas.
Names Woodworth, Westerlo (1812-1846); Jesup, Thomas Sidney (1788-1860)
Places Fort Dade, Tampa Bay, Florida, Albany, Arkansas, New York, United States
Keywords dispossession of Indians, relocation, removal, hostility, battle, war, government, government relations, fort, peace, treaty
Theme American Indians and the US Government; Military Encounters: Conflicts, Rebellions and Alliances
Tribe / Nation
Culture Area Southeast, Northeast
Additional Information Jesup believed that this agreement marked the end of the fighting, but instead of moving west, the Seminoles gathered near Tampa fled into the swamps and the war continued.
Library The Newberry Library
Copyright The Newberry Library
Collection The Edward E. Ayer Collection
Reference VAULT box Ayer MS 767
Catalogue Link The Newberry Library Catalogue