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Collector:
Mooney, James 1861-1921
Addressee:
Preston, William Col
Creator:
Springstone, William
Subject:
Raven Chief
Culture:
Chippewa
Potawatomi Indians
Ottawa Indians
Illinois Indians
Indians of North America Northeast
Ojibwa Indians
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Notes:
Bibliographic notes from "Arthur, John Preston- Western N. C., 1730 to 1913. Published by the D.A.R. of (?), Raleigh, Edwards and Broughton, 1914."
Addl. KW Subjects:
Odawa
Chippewa
Odawa
Summary:
Contains copy of letter dated August 9, 1780, addressed to Col William Preston, relative to a threatened attack by the Indians (Cherokee), signed by Jas. Martin. Also copy of an affidavit by William Springstone, formerly a trader in the Cherokee town of Sciligo (Tciligo) referring to a "treaty" between Raven Chief of the Cherokee and the British Agent in Georgia, and an agreement to attack the inhabitants of Virginia and Carolina. (undated) Includes note on "Black Padoucas" (Bowles, (1792) quoted by Bowen, 1876. Note on the Illinois, Ottawa, Chippewa and Potawatomi, and the Miami,-purchase of land by the U. S. Notes on Civil War, etc.
Cite as:
Manuscript 1912, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Repository Loc.:
National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Museum Support Center, Suitland, Maryland
Topic:
Treaties--Cherokee
Land tenure and claims--Miami
Local number:
NAA MS 1912
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Numbered manuscripts 1850s-1980s (some earlier)
Data Source:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_83034

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