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Title Letter [manuscript]: Tampa Bay, [Fla.], to C.C. Clay, Governor of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, Ala., 1836 Nov. 17
Author Jesup, Thomas Sidney (1788-1860)
Document Type Correspondence
Description From the Newberry Library Catalogue: November 17, 1836, letter from Jesup to Clement Comer Clay, governor of Alabama, regarding state militia to be raised and ordered to Florida, and his plan to pursue the Seminole forces believed to be concentrated on the Withlacoochee River.
Names Clay, Clement Comer (1789-1866)
Places Tuscaloosa, Tampa Bay, Florida, Alabama, United States
Keywords militia, army, war, Second Seminole War, governor
Theme Military Encounters: Conflicts, Rebellions and Alliances; American Indians and the US Government
Tribe / Nation
Culture Area Southeast
Additional Information Quartermaster-general of the U.S. army, 1818-1860. Appointed commander of U.S., Georgia, and Alabama troops fighting the Creeks in Alabama, May 19, 1836, and of the army in Florida during the Second Seminole War, Dec. 6, 1836.
Library The Newberry Library
Copyright The Newberry Library
Collection The Edward E. Ayer Collection
Reference VAULT box Ayer MS 448
Catalogue Link The Newberry Library Catalogue