[Letter], 1838 June 14, Cedar Town to Capt[ai]n [Isaac] Vincent, Com[mander] of Geo[rgia] volunteers at Cedar Town / by order of Brig[adier] Gen[eral] Floyd

Collection:
Southeastern Native American Documents, 1730-1842
Title:
[Letter], 1838 June 14, Cedar Town to Capt[ai]n [Isaac] Vincent, Com[mander] of Geo[rgia] volunteers at Cedar Town / by order of Brig[adier] Gen[eral] Floyd
Date of Original:
1838-06-14
Subject:
Cherokee Indians--Relocation
Indian prisoners
Location:
United States, Georgia, 32.75042, -83.50018
Medium:
orders (military records)
Type:
Text
Format:
text/html
image/jpeg
Description:
Letter dated June 14, 1838 from Brigadier General Floyd in Cedar Town through Brigadier General William P. White, Chief of the Staff to Captain Isaac Vincent, commanding officer at the Cedar Town post for Cherokee removal. Floyd orders Vincent to determine if any local Cherokees remain at large and if so to capture them immediately. He also tells Vincent to send all imprisoned Cherokees to New Echota.
Digital image of original manuscript, scanned by the University of Georgia Libraries in 2000, as part of GALILEO, funded in part by a grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services.
Local Identifier:
ivp020
Metadata URL:
https://dlg.usg.edu/record/dlg_zlna_ivp020
Digital Object URL:
https://dlg.usg.edu/record/dlg_zlna_ivp020#item
IIIF manifest:
https://dlg.usg.edu/record/dlg_zlna_ivp020/presentation/manifest.json
Language:
eng
Bibliographic Citation (Cite As):
Cite as: [title of item], Captain Isaac Vincent Papers, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries, presented in the Digital Library of Georgia
Extent:
1 pages/leaves
Original Collection:
Manuscript held by the Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries, Captain Isaac Vincent Papers, box MS617, folder N/A, document 05.
Holding Institution:
Hargrett Library
Rights:
Rights Statement information

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To Captn. [Captain] Vincent Com. [Commander] of Geo. [Georgia] Volunteers at Cedar Town




Cedar Town. Mid. Mily. Dis: [Middle Military District]
14 June. 1838 --
Capt. Vincent
Sir,
You are hereby ordered immediately upon your return to this post to ascertain as nearly as possible [deleted text: [illegible text] ] if there are any Indians in your neighbourhood [neighborhood] yet at large, [deleted text: if ], and how many, & cause them to be taken speedily -- Those however which you have already in your custody you will send forth with to N. [New] Echota under a safe escort; and report to the Comg [Commanding] General. -- I am happy to learn that your sick are convalescent.

By order of Brig Gen. [Brigadier General]
[Signed] Floyd
Wm. [William] P. White. Brig Maj. [Brigadier Major] & Chief of the Staff

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