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Governor Houston’s Life Among the Indians

The year following his failure to secure the contract, Houston spent writing letters defending his acts and denouncing the officials who had been discharged. In addition to the Indian officials, he poured his wrath and denunciation on Colonel Hugh Love, a trader on the Verdigris whom Houston accused of being in league with the Indian Agent to rob the Creeks; Love replied to Houston with some spirited charges against the latter. Stung by the contents of an article appearing in a Nashville paper, in a burst of passion Houston gave to the press of Nashville a most intemperate letter, July 13, 1831, beginning:

Biographical Sketch of Jake Fair

(See Grant and Ghigau)-Jake Fair born July 3, 1896. Married at Pryor May 1913 Hazel, daughter of James and Flora Stamper. They are the parents of: Louis, born June 3, 1916; Flora Ellen, born July 23, 1918 and Junior David Fair born August 3, 1919. Ellen Wilkerson,...
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