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    Governor Charles McDonald Autograph Letter Signed "Charles J. McDonald". One page, 9.25" x 11.25", Milledgeville, Georgia, November 23, 1841, addressed to General Levi J. Knight. Concerning the the expulsion of Native American populations out of Georgia: "Your communications informing me of the indications that have been discovered of the incursions of several Indians into Georgia has been received. The prompt measures you have adopted for the protection of the people meets my approbation. I enclose you a packet which you will forward by express to Col. Worth in command of the army in Florida. He will furnish a force for the protection of the invaded Territory. In the mean time you will cause the forces in the field to scour the Allapahaw & Suwannie Swamps and drive the Indians out. The only way to protect the country effectively is to let the savages know that they are not to find a resting place in our borders. As soon as you are either assured that the Indians have left the swamps or a force is sent by the officers of the Federal Army to guard the country you will disband the detachments ordered out."

    Condition: Toned along mail folds with light ink smudging near bottom, else fine.


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