Mission’s Among the Southern Indians

Reverend Hugh Wilson

In the year 1819 the Synod of South Carolina resolved to establish a mission among the Southern Indians east of the Mississippi river. The Cherokees, Muskogee’s, Seminoles, Choctaws and Chickasaws then occupied Georgia, Florida, Alabama and Mississippi. Rev. David Humphries offered to take charge of the intended mission. He was directed to visit the Indians,



1894 Michigan State Census – Eaton County

United States Soldiers of the Civil War Residing in Michigan, June 1, 1894 [ Names within brackets are reported in letters. ] Eaton County Bellevue Township. – Elias Stewart, Frank F. Hughes, Edwin J. Wood, Samuel Van Orman, John D. Conklin, Martin V. Moon. Mitchell Drollett, Levi Evans, William Fisher, William E. Pixley, William Henry



War With The Modoc – Indian Wars

Captain Jack

Early April 16th, the Modoc had a big fire in their camp. Major Thomas dropped a shell directly into it, provoking a frantic war whoop, and causing the sudden extinguishing of the fire. Another shell was dropped in the same locality, and was followed by yells of pain and dismay. The Modoc then appeared and challenged



Letter from John Blair to Thomas D. Love

Letter from John Blair to Thomas D. Love Washington City, 3rd February, 1829. Dear Sir: Yours of the 20th, last month came to hand, to which I hasten to reply. You ask for information respecting the mode to be adopted in taking the next Census; and for my aid in procuring for you that appointment



Letter from Thomas D. Love to John Blair

Letter from Thomas D. Love to John Blair Dear Sir: Elizabethton, Tenn, Jan. 20th, 1829. I have discerned from the newspapers Fifth Census, or enumeration of the people is about to be taken. What method will be adopted by Congress for taking, has not appeared in the papers that I take. Should a different plan



Note Sent by Robert Love to Thomas D. Love

Copy of a note sent by Robert Love to Thomas D. Love and is self explanatory. “I paid $31 into the hands of John Blair 12th, July 1825 to be given over to Aaron Finch in payment of a note and proven out W.K. Vance had of J.B. Love, with which I left a letter



John Blair

Note: I copy now from “Thirty Years in the United State Senate” by Thomas H. Benton, then Senator from Missouri. John Blair was elected to Congress from the First District of Tennessee in the year 1826, as also was John Bell, David Crockett and James K. Polk. In 1828, the same gentlemen with others serves



Genealogy of the Cherokee Blair Family

Instructions on how to interpret this information 11 Quatie.   Jonathan Blythe 1112 Sarah George Blair 2 Nannie Blythe. George Blair 3 James Blythe* 111213 James Blair* 2 Elizabeth Blair. John Lowrey 3 Lewis Blair. Polly Benge* and 4 Catherine Blair. _____McCuen 5 Lucy Blair. Samuel Houston Benge 6 Amy Blair* 7 Margaret Blair. Obediah Benge



Slave Narrative of Emoline Satterwhite

Interviewer: G. Leland Summer Person Interviewed: Emoline Satterwhite Date of Interview: May 19, 1937 Location: Newberry, South Carolina “I am bad-sick woman, in bed and can’t hardly talk and can’t ‘member much. I was born near Broad River in de Blair section. I belonged in slavery to de Blair family. My mudder and papa was



Biographical Sketch of G.G. Blair

L.G. Blair, photographer, was born in Ill.; moved to Wis. when quite young, and in 1876 moved to Denison, Iowa. He came to Ida grove in 1879, and established business. He has a branch establishment at Odebolt; is prepared to do first-class work at low prices.



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