Indians of North America
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
File — Box 1, Folder: 31
Identifier: C-Misc 38
Scope and Contents One handwritten letter by L.W. Mansfield in Spring Lake, St. Johns River, FL, to H. White in Cohoes, NY. L.W. Mansfield was a U.S. Army officer involved in the Seminole Indian Wars, and the letter describes a military expedition up the St. Johns River on a steamboat, and news of Indian attacks on a companion company near Tampa Bay.
File — Box 1, Folder: 24
Identifier: C-Misc 30
Scope and Contents Includes one handwritten letter written by P.A. Bolling in Tallahassee, FL, to Robert T. Hubbard in Cumberland County, VA, describing a trip to Florida and an attack by Native Americans in 1837. Bolling (also of Cumberland County) describes his journey to Florida in 1837, and includes news of an attack by Native Americans upon the wagon train near St. Marks, FL.