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Manuscript Collection: Hall - Pennant Document

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Collection summary derived from "Guidebook to Manuscripts", 1969: This is a document sent from a Dr. Hall to "Mr. Pennant" containing personal observations made on a journey from St. Augustine to the neighborhood of the present Tallahassee in 1775. The author accompanied an embassy from the Governor of East Florida to the Creek Nation to investigate attempts of Georgia and Carolina to extort lands from the Creeks. Dr. Hall also compares the traits and customs of the various Indian tribes; he mentions particularly the Caribs.

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