[Letter] 1788 Oct. 1, [to] Colo[nel] Henry Karr / Davis Grisham

Collection:
Southeastern Native American Documents, 1730-1842
Title:
[Letter] 1788 Oct. 1, [to] Colo[nel] Henry Karr / Davis Grisham
Creator:
Grisham, Davis
Date of Original:
1788-10-01
Subject:
Indians of North America--Claims against
Horse stealing
Location:
United States, Georgia, 32.75042, -83.50018
Medium:
reports
Type:
Text
Format:
text/html
image/jpeg
Description:
This is a letter dated October 1, 1788 from Davis Grisham to Colonel Henry Karr. Grisham writes that on the previous night about six Indians allegedly stole horses from a nearby unnamed fort and from a man named Mr. Sansom. Grisham indicates that he followed the Indians to the river where they crossed and escaped. He further states that he will attempt to pursue to Indians further tomorrow. This document was the original enclosure of tcc947 of the Southeastern Native American Documents database.
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.
Local Identifier:
tcc946
Metadata URL:
https://dlg.usg.edu/record/dlg_zlna_tcc946
Digital Object URL:
https://dlg.usg.edu/record/dlg_zlna_tcc946#item
Language:
eng
Bibliographic Citation (Cite As):
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
Extent:
2 pages/leaves
Original Collection:
Manuscript held by the Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries, Telamon Cuyler, box 24, folder 29, document 01.
Holding Institution:
Hargrett Library
Rights:

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Sir)
This will inform you that Last Night the Indians Came in & tok [took] one Horse from the fort & booth [both] Mr Sansoms & Keep Round His House Neer [Near] all night, this morning we followd [followed] them to the River where they Crost [Crossed], their appearance by the sign, we sopose [suppose] to be about 6, in No [Number] We shall moove [move] tomorrow or next Day If possible but where I know Not, [deleted text: [illegible text] ]

Im with Due Respect Your most
Obt Hbe Servt [Obedient Humble Servant]
[Signed] Davis Grisham
1st Octbr [October] 1788
Colo [Colonel] Henry Karr





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Collo [Colonel] Henry Karr

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