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Published by University of Alabama Press in Tuscaloosa .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Alabama,
  • Georgia

Subjects:

  • McIntosh, William, ca. 1775-1825.,
  • Weatherford, William, ca. 1780-1824.,
  • Creek Indians -- Biography.,
  • Creek Indians -- History.,
  • Creek War, 1813-1814.,
  • Indians of North America -- Alabama -- History.,
  • Indians of North America -- Georgia -- History.

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementBenjamin W. Griffith, Jr.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsE99.C9 M385 1988
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 322 p. :
Number of Pages322
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2721184M
ISBN 100817303405
LC Control Number86014663

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