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    Benjamin Hawkins. Letter from the Principal Agent for Indian Affairs, South of the Ohio. [Philadelphia; n.p., 1801.] First edition. 8vo. 11pp. Headed: "No. 1 of Documents Accompanying the President's Communications to Congress, the 8th day of December, 1801." Sewn printed wraps, as issued. Early inked notation on cover reading "Indian affairs." In cloth slipcase and chemise. Very good.

    Hawkins served as the superintendent who oversaw Indian affairs in the jurisdiction south of Ohio. He took up residence in a wilderness region in Creek country which later became Hawkinsville, George. This short publication concerns an overview of Indian governance, agriculture, and trade.


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