Caleb Swan journal extracts, 1790-1791


Date: 1790-1791 | Size: 1 volume(s), 1 volume, 43 p.


This volume includes Swan's report to Henry Knox (1791), in which he reports contact with and observations of the Creek Indians, while acting as deputy agent to the Creek Nation.

Background note

Caleb Swan was an Indian agent.

Collection Information

Physical description

1 volume, 43 p.


Received and accessioned, 1970 (1970 1013ms). See in-house shelf list for additional accession information.

Early American History Note

This manuscript contains Caleb Swan's official report to Henry Knox, Secretary of War, on his interactions with the Creek Indians.

Indexing Terms


  • Journals (notebooks).
  • Native American Materials
  • Official Government Documents and Records
  • Political Correspondence

Personal Name(s)

  • Knox, Henry, 1750-1806
  • Swan, Caleb.


  • Creek Indians
  • Government Affairs
  • Indians of North America
  • Native America