Benjamin Hawkins letterbook, 1798-1810


Date: 1798-1810 | Size: 1 microfilm_reel(s)


Letterbook kept by Hawkins at the Creek Agency, including outgoing letters, memoranda, speeches to and from Creek and Choctaw Indians; materials relating to Indian affairs; the attempt to survey the St. Mary's River; Spanish-U.S. relations. Includes a "Sketch" of the Indians at the Creek Agency; political organization, agriculture, manufacture, public establishments; justice. Materials written variouslv at Fort Wilkinson, Tukebatchee, and Coweta.

Background note

Benjamin Hawkins was an Indian agent and United States Senator.

Collection Information

Physical description

1 microfilm reel.


Acquired from National Park Service, 1962.

Location of originals:

Originals in National Park Service.

Early American History Note

This is a microfilm of an early American collection that may be of interest to researchers at the APS and may complement an original manuscript collection at the APS.

Indexing Terms


  • Letterbooks.
  • Microfilm Collection


  • Indians of North America -- Government relations -- 1789-1869