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Published by s.n. in Washington, D.C.? .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Creek Indians,
  • Indians of North America,
  • Government relations

Book details:

Edition Notes

Other titlesCopy of a letter from Benjamin Hawkins.
The Physical Object
Pagination11 p. ;
Number of Pages11
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24983747M
OCLC/WorldCa2486654

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Letter from the principal agent for Indian affairs, south of the Ohio. By Benjamin Hawkins. Abstract. 11 p. Topics: Creek Indians., Indians of North America--Government relations., Indians of North Author: Benjamin Hawkins. Hawkins was United States agent for Indian affairs south of the Ohio River during the period covered by the letters. "Benjamin Hawkins"; biographical sketch by S.B. Weeks: p. [5] Description: pages illustrations 26 cm. Series Title: Collections (Georgia Historical Society), v. 9.   "Hawkins was United States agent for Indian affairs south of the Ohio River during the period covered by the letters." Search for More Keyword Title Subject Author. His position as Superintendent of Indian Affairs put him in contact with all tribes south of the Ohio River. As principal agent to the Creek tribe, Hawkins moved to present-day Crawford County in.

letters much to the satisfaction of the People. I therefore take leave to mention him to you as a person who from his knowledge of the language & custom of those people, is capable of being usefull to the interests of th e United States in those parts, if employed under the superintendants as an agent for Indian Size: 1MB. Benjamin Hawkins was an American planter, statesman, and U.S. Indian agent. He was a delegate to the Continental Congress and a United States Senator from North Carolina, having grown up among the planter elite. Appointed by George Washington as General Superintendent for Indian Affairs, he had responsibility for the Native American tribes south of the Ohio River, and was principal Indian agent Political party: Pro-Administration (–), Anti . (C) An agent that acts in good faith is not liable to any beneficiary of the principal's estate plan for failure to preserve the plan. (D) An agent that acts with care, competence, and diligence for the best interest of the principal is not liable solely because the agent also benefits from the act or has an individual or conflicting interest in relation to the property or affairs of the principal. Footnotes. 1. The other two surviving letters are Oliver Cowdery, Independence, MO, to the Church in Ohio, 29 Jan. , in Letter to Hyrum Smith, 3–4 March ; and Letter from Oliver Cowdery, 8 Apr. 2. Williams was present in Missouri with Cowdery when this letter was written and thus had firsthand knowledge of what addressee was listed on the original packet.

"In U.S. president George Washington appointed Benjamin Hawkins as "Principal Temporary Agent for Indian Affairs South of the Ohio River," a position he held until his death in Hawkins was born on Aug , in present-day Warren County, North Carolina, to a wealthy family.   is named for Colonel Benjamin Hawkins, who served as the principal temporary agent for Indian affairs south of the Ohio River from until , when he became the principal agent for the s's close relationship with the Creek Nation—he lived among them and eventually married a Creek woman—helped to preserve peace between the Native American people and the . These items are listed as 50 Autograph Letters and Documents Pertaining to Indians in the Territory South of the River Ohio. They are almost all letters and documents addressed to or written by Col. David Henley. He was the Agent for the War Department in charge of Indian affairs based in Knoxville, Tennessee. The Correspondents include. Letter from John Ross, The Principal Chief of the Cherokee Nation, to a Gentleman of Philadelphia (), by Eastern Cherokees in the Indian Territory, contrib. by United States Senate Committee on Indian Affairs. multiple formats at ; page images at HathiTrust Cherokee Indians -- Wars, Indian Wars in North.