- Southeastern Native American Documents, 1730-1842
- Letter, 1822 Jan. 17, Department of War [to] John Clark, Gov[erno]r of Georgia / John C. Calhoun
- Calhoun, John C. (John Caldwell), 1782-1850
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- Creek Indians--Treaties
Cuthbert, John A., 1788-1881
- United States, Georgia, 32.75042, -83.50018
- letters (correspondence)
- This is a letter from John C. Calhoun, Secretary of War, to John Clark, Governor of Georgia (1819-1823), dated January 17, 1822. Calhoun responds to a recent letter from Clark respecting the appointment of John A. Cuthbert as a treaty commissioner for the two unnamed Indian nations within the state of Georgia (most likely the Creek and Cherokee Nations). Calhoun approves of the nomination and will support Cuthbert's appointment.
Digital image and encoded transcription of an original manuscript, scanned, transcribed and encoded by the Digital Library of Georgia in 2001, as part of GALILEO, funded in part by a grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services.
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- Cite as: [title of item], Telamon Cuyler, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries, presented in the Digital Library of Georgia
- 2 pages/leaves
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- Manuscript held by the Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries, Telamon Cuyler, box 01, folder 29, document 01.
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- Hargrett Library
Department of War
January 17 1822.
I have received the letter addressed to me by yourself Mr. Talbot and General Adams recommending Mr Cuthbert as a Commissioner to hold Treaties with the two Nations of Indians within the limits of Georgia, should the measure be sanctioned by Congress. In that event it will afford me pleasure to lay Mr Cuthberts name before the President, as well from the respectable source whence the recommendations come, as from my own knowledge of his worth.
It would seem from the [unclear text: tenor ] of your letter that you had forwarded the renewed proceedings of the Legislature on this Subject. By reference to my files I do not however find any, except those transmitted by you on the
26th of November last, which I answered on the
I have the honor to be your Obed Sr [Obedient Servant]
[Signed] J. [John] C. Calhoun
His Excy [Excellency] John Clarke Govr [Governor] of Georgia
John C. Calhoun
17th. January 1822
Ordered to be filed