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Works: 1,275 works in 1,285 publications in 1 language and 1,438 library holdings
Genres: Maps  History  Photographs  Bibliography  Diaries  Personal narratives  Treaties  Proclamations  Census data  Legal instruments 
Classifications: E78.S65,
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Most widely held works by Hargrett Library
Southeastern native American documents( )

in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Southeastern Native American Documents, 1730-1842, contains approximately 2,000 documents and images relating to the Native American population of the Southeastern United States from the collections of the University of Georgia Libraries, the University of Tennessee at Knoxville Library, the Frank H. McClung Museum, the Tennessee State Library and Archives, the Tennessee State Museum, the Museum of the Cherokee Indian, and the LaFayette-Walker County Library. The documents are comprised of letters, legal proceedings, military orders, financial papers, and archaeological images relating to Native Americans in the Southeast
[World maps]( )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of 24 early maps held in the British Library and Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library; includes maps of Ptolemy, Cantino, Apianus, Blaeu, Gutiero and Hondius
Rare map collection at the Hargrett Library( )

in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Includes early maps of colonial and revolutionary America and maps of Georgia from revolutionary times through the nineteenth century. Also included are Georgia city maps, maps of Georgia's coastal areas and transportation maps including rail, river, and highway maps
Hargrett rare book and manuscript library rare map collection( )

in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Includes early maps of colonial and revolutionary America and maps of Georgia from revolutionary times through the nineteenth century. Also included are Georgia city maps, maps of Georgia's coastal areas and transportation maps including rail, river, and highway maps
The Nightowl at 30 : Hargrett Rare Book & Manuscript Library, May 31 to July 5( Book )

1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Robert E. Williams photographic collection : African-Americans in the Augusta, Ga. vicinity (Richmond Co.) by R. E Williams( Visual )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Robert E. Williams (d. 1937), an African-American Photographer, operated a photography studio, R. Williams and Son, in Augusta, Georgia, from 1888 until around 1908. The digitized collection consists of images of 84 glass plate negatives and positive prints of African-Americans in the Augusta, Richmond County, Georgia area. The photographs depict dwellings and domestic chores, rituals of baptism, harvesting and transporting cotton, vehicles and transportation, and children and family life
Johnson's map of the vicinity of Richmond and peninsular campaign in Virginia : showing also the interesting localities along the James, Chickahominy, and York Rivers by A. J Johnson( )

1 edition published in 1862 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Original color map held by the Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library of the University of Georgia Libraries, MAP 1862 J66
[World maps]( )

5 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of 24 early maps held in the British Library and Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library; includes maps of Ptolemy, Cantino, Apianus, Blaeu, Gutiero and Hondius
Copy of the Cusata King's talk delivered to [John Galphin], 1786 Apr. 11 by Jno John Galphin( )

1 edition published in 1786 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This document is a copy of the Cusata King's talk sent to adopted Creek John Galphin, April 11, 1786. The talk warns that the Spaniards have sent a talk to the Creeks at Tellico in which they are urged to turn against the white people in upper Georgia. They are informed that the Choctaws and Chickasaws are complying with this request and are receiving arms and ammunition. The Cusatas indicate their unwillingness to join stating that they are friends with the Americans, but some Creeks have already been persuaded and have embarked on a mission to murder whites on the Georgia frontiers. The Cusata King requests that a peaceful talk from the Governor (of Georgia) be sent to the hostile parties in order to pacify them. John Galphin and Philip Scott intend to try to intercept the hostile groups and prevent them from committing any murders
Photographic views of Sherman's campaign by George N Barnard( )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The site contains images of the 61 albumen prints found in early American photographer and member of the Matthew Brady studio, George N. Barnard's 1866 Photographic Views of Sherman's Campaign. Subjects of the photographs include Sherman and his generals, Nashville, Chattanooga Valley, Atlanta, and Savannah. Barnard was the official photographer for the United States Army, Chief Engineer's Office, Division of the Mississippi
Letter of the Secretary of the Interior to the Chairman of the Committee on Indian Affairs, communicating amendments to the Cherokee treaty concluded July 9, 1868 by United States( )

1 edition published in 1870 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Legal proceedings dated June 2, 1870 titled "Letter of the Secretary of the Interior to the Chairman of the Committee on Indian Affairs, Communicating Amendments to the Cherokee treaty concluded July 9, 1868". Included are proposed amendments and responses to them from the Cherokee Delegation. The treaties of 1828 and 1835 are mentioned
Hostile Indians in Florida; public meeting of the citizens of St. Augustine, in relation to the hostile proceeding of the Indians in Florida, &c. &c( )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is a printed pamphlet that pertains to a meeting of citizens of St. Augustine, Florida, in 1836. A committee of citizens is formed to petition for relief from the federal government for property loss suffered during hostilities with local Indians (Second Seminole War, 1835-1842). In particular, they ask that Gen. Joseph M. Hernandez be permitted to provide them with food from military stores and that the government allot money for public assistance and the payment of troops. Excerpts from letters and a newspaper article follow the meeting report. The first letter discusses the activities of Gen. Duncan L. Clinch and the Dade Massacre, emphasizing the need for more troops. The other materials examine the efforts of the Seminoles and the importance of their alliances with the Creeks and runaway African slaves. Seminole leader Osceola is discussed at length, as is his relationship with the late agent, Wiley Thompson. A description of recent property damage sustained by white settlers is also provided
History of the University of Georgia by Thomas Walter Reed( )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Digitized version of former University of Georgia registrar Thomas Walter Reed's unpublished manuscript on the history of the University of Georgia. The site also contains selected photographs of Reed
Cherokee reservations : (to accompany bill H.R. no 825): February 13, 1857 by United States( )

1 edition published in 1857 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mr. Todd from the Committee of Indian Affairs, reports to the House of Representatives on February 13, 1857 about the controversy surrounding Cherokee life-estate reservees and various treaties, including the treaty of 1835. Petitioners from Tennessee and citizens from other Southern states are seeking relief from law suits related to the reservations promised to the Cherokees in the treaties of 1817 and 1819
[Letter] 1815 Mar. 23, to his Excellency the Governor of Georgia, Milledgeville by Drury Williams( )

1 edition published in 1815 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is a letter from Drury Williams, of Twiggs County (Georgia), to the Governor of Georgia (possibly Peter Early, 1813-1815), dated March 23, 1815. Williams reports that Indians have made frequent attacks on his plantation. He inquires of the governor how he will be reimbursed for the lost property and what larger steps shall be taken with respect to Indian attacks
Message from the President of the United States transmitting a report from Major General Jesup of his operations whilst commanding the army in Florida, in compliance with a resolution of the Senate of the 6th instant by United States( )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is the printed report of General Thomas S. Jesup relative to his command of the U.S. Army during the campaign against the Seminoles in Florida (Second Seminole War, 1835-1842). Jesup, who has been relieved of duty, provides a personal account of operations in Florida during his tenure. He discusses various military actions, such as attacks upon Seminole villages, as well as negotiation attempts and the seizure of Seminole leaders. Jesup's interactions with such personages as Coa Hadjo, Osceola, Abiaka, King Philip, Coacoochee, Micanopy, Halleck Hadjo, Tuskegee and Holatoochee are discussed in detail. Especially noteworthy is Jesup's defense of his capture of Osceola and Coa Hadjo, his perspective on the Cherokee delegation to the Seminoles and suspicions about a hidden agenda, and the many connections drawn between the Seminole resistance and African runaway slaves. U.S. military figures mentioned include Joseph M. Hernandez, David E. Twiggs, Zachary Taylor and Abraham Eustis
[Letter] 1791 Jan. 28, Highwassey, to Governor [of Tennessee William] Blount by Cherokee Nation( )

2 editions published in 1791 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Copy of a letter from the Headmen of the Cherokees, at Highwassey (also spelled Hiawassee, Georgia) to Governor [William] Blount of Tennessee (1790-1795) concerning the sale of Cherokee lands. The Cherokees warn that if whites begin settling the Muscle Shoals (on the Tennessee River in northwest Alabama) the Creeks in the region will spill blood; they refer to information from George Handcock that settlers will soon converge on the Muscle Shoals. The Cherokee leaders indicate their willingness to continue peaceful relations with the whites. Blount was also Superintendent of Indian Affairs in this period, though it is unclear in which capacity the Cherokees wr
[Letter], 1858 Mar. 1, Washington City [to] Jacob Thompson, Secretary of the Interior by William Holland Thomas( )

2 editions published in 1858 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This document is a copy of a letter dated March 1, 1858 from William H. Thomas to Jacob Thompson, Secretary of the Interior, regarding the Cherokees who remained in North Carolina during removal. Thomas refers several times to an act of 1855 which permitted the Eastern Cherokees to reside permanently in the state. Thomas also discusses annuity payments to the Eastern Cherokees and their legal status under treaties signed in 1817, 1819, 1835, and 1846. Thomas was the legal representative of the Eastern Cherokees of North Carolina
Cornelius C. Platter Civil War diary by Cornelius C Platter( )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The collection consists of a Civil War diary of Lt. (later Capt.) Cornelius C. Platter from November, 1864 - April 27, 1865. Platter's diary details Sherman's march through Georgia from Rome to Savannah and the march north through the Carolinas. He gives dates, times, and lengths of marches; describes the weather, locale, scenery, and food as well as orders, rumors, positions, troop moral, and administrative duties. The diary includes a description of the burning of Columbia, South Carolina, the news of the Confederate surrender, and the assassination of Abraham Lincoln
[Proclamation] 1833 Jan. 14, Georgia to Charles C. Mills by Georgia( )

1 edition published in 1833 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This document, dated January 14, 1833, is a printed proclamation from Wilson Lumpkin, Governor of Georgia (1831-1835), to Charles C. Mills, Principal Keeper of the Penitentiary, and possibly intended for publication. Lumpkin directs the release of two missionaries, Samuel A. Worcester and Elizur Butler, who had been imprisoned for illegally dwelling in the Cherokee territory while refusing to take an oath of allegiance to Georgia. Lumpkin explains his reasons for remitting the sentences of the two men, including fervent appeals by citizens of the Union, but strenuously reasserts the "evil" of their deed. He further asserts that his decision was based on the missionaries' decision to leave their case to "the magnanimity of the state." Despite this characterization of events, the case had already been taken before the Supreme Court (Worcester v. Georgia) and decided in their favor in 1832
 
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