Contents

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pp. vi-vi

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Introduction

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pp. vii-xxiv

Benjamin Hawkins (1754-1816), a Revolutionary War soldier and former United States senator from North Carolina, lived among and wrote about the southeastern Indians during the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries. Born in colonial North Carolina into a landowning family, he became involved in politics when he was elected...

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A Viatory or Journal of Distances and Observations

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pp. 1j-89j

The following is a transcription of the journal entitled ''A Viatory or Journal of Distances and Observations by Col. Hawkins" in possession of the Library of Congress...

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A Sketch of the Creek Country in the Years 1798 and 1799

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pp. 3s-88s

THE Georgia Historical Society having, for some years, been in possession of several manuscript volumes of the late Colonel Benjamin Hawkins, the earliest agent of thp, United States for IndiaIl Affairs, their examination and publication by the Society, became an object of interest. Accordingly, they were referred to a comnlittee, whose...

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Letters of Benjamin Hawkins, 1796-1806

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pp. 3-500

This volume contains the writings of Col. Benjamin Hawkins, the United States Agent for Indian Affairs South of the Ohio River, covering a period from 1796 to 1806. The original manuscripts have been in the possession of the Georgia Historical Society for about three-quarters of a century, and as a contribution...

Index

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pp. 501-511