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The Resource The collected works of Benjamin Hawkins, 1796-1810, edited by Thomas Foster

The collected works of Benjamin Hawkins, 1796-1810, edited by Thomas Foster

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The collected works of Benjamin Hawkins, 1796-1810
Title
The collected works of Benjamin Hawkins, 1796-1810
Statement of responsibility
edited by Thomas Foster
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Language
eng
Summary
Annotation A comprehensive collection of the most important sources on the late historic Creek Indians and their environment. In 1795 Benjamin Hawkins, a former U.S. senator and advisor to George Washington, was appointed U.S. Indian agent and superintendent of all the tribes south of the Ohio River. Unlike most other agents, he lived among the Creek Indians for his entire tenure, from 1796 to 1816. Journeying forth from his home on the Flint River in Georgia, he served southeastern Indians as government intermediary during one of the longest eras of peace in the historic period. Hawkins's journals provide detailed information about European-Indian relations in the 18th-century frontier of the South. His descriptions of the natural and cultural environment are considered among the best sources for the ethnohistory of the Choctaw, Cherokee, Chickasaw, and, especially, the Creek Indians and the natural history of their territory. Two previously published bodies of work by Benjamin Hawkins are included here-A Sketch of the Creek Country in the Years 1798 and 1799andThe Letters of Benjamin Hawkins 1796-1806. A third body of work that has never been published, "A Viatory or Journal of Distances" (describing routes and distances of a 3,578-mile journey through parts of Georgia, Alabama, and Mississippi), has been added. Together, these documents make up the known body of Hawkins' work & mdash;his talks, treaties, correspondence, aboriginal vocabularies, travel journals, and records of the manners, customs, rites, and civil polity of the tribes. Hawkins' work provides an invaluable record of the time period
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Cataloging source
E7B
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1754-1816
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Hawkins, Benjamin
Dewey number
975.004/973
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
E99.C9
LC item number
H3 2003eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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1970-
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Foster, Thomas
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  • Hawkins, Benjamin
  • Hawkins, Benjamin
  • Creek Indians
  • Indians of North America
  • Indian agents
  • Hawkins, Benjamin
  • HISTORY
  • Creek Indians
  • Indian agents
  • Indians of North America
  • Southern States
Label
The collected works of Benjamin Hawkins, 1796-1810, edited by Thomas Foster
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Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
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  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- A viatory or journal of distances and observations -- A sketch of the Creek country in the years 1798 and 1799 -- Letters of Benjamin Hawkins
Control code
680619867
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xxiv, 511 pages)
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unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780817313678
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unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
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not applicable
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unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)680619867
Label
The collected works of Benjamin Hawkins, 1796-1810, edited by Thomas Foster
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- A viatory or journal of distances and observations -- A sketch of the Creek country in the years 1798 and 1799 -- Letters of Benjamin Hawkins
Control code
680619867
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xxiv, 511 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780817313678
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)680619867

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