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Clarke, Elijah 1733-1799

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Works: 57 works in 80 publications in 1 language and 777 library holdings
Genres: Treaties  History  Sources  Records and correspondence 
Classifications: Z1215,
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[Receipt for goods] received at [the Treaty of] Galphinton, 1785 Oct. 20 ( )
1 edition published in 1785 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
This is a receipt for rum and port wine purchased by Benjamin Andrew from Edward Davies and Company for use at the negotiation of a treaty between the United States and the Creek Nation of Indians at Galphinton (Jefferson County, Georgia) in November of 1785. The receipt is dated October 25, 1785, and was endorsed by one of the treaty commissioners, Elijah Clarke, at Augusta (Georgia) on January 25, 1786
[Letter] 1783 Nov. 6, Augusta [to] Governor [of Georgia] Lyman Hall by Elijah Clarke ( )
1 edition published in 1783 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
This document is a letter, dated November 6, 1783, written by Elijah Clarke in Augusta to Lyman Hall, Governor of Georgia (1783-1784), announcing the completion of a treaty with the Creek Indians in which the Creeks ceded land up to the Oconee River. Clarke also requests back payments due him either in cash or in land
[Miscellaneous writings of E. Merton Coulter, 1916-1949 by E. Merton Coulter ( Book )
in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
[Letter] 1789 June 24, Hickory Grove [to] Col[onel] Benj[ami]n Cleaveland, Franklin County, [Georgia] by Elijah Clarke ( )
1 edition published in 1789 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Letter dated June 24, 1789 from Elijah Clarke to Colonel Benjamin Cleaveland in Franklin County, Georgia. Clarke informs Cleaveland that he has recently left Augusta where it is expected that a treaty will soon be concluded with the Creeks. He notes that Creek leader Alexander McGillivray is believed to be en route with over two thousand Indians. Clarke also comments that the Creeks were dissatisfied with not having received a talk from the Americans in some time. He further remarks that horses were stolen recently from the Oconee River area, and alleges that Creeks are responsible
Letter to Col. Benjamin Cleavland by Elijah Clarke ( )
1 edition published in 1787 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
The collection consists of a letter from Elijah Clarke, Hickory Grove, (Ga.) to Col. Benjamin Cleavland, Franklin County (Ga.), on June 24, 1787. Clarke has just returned from seeing the Governor in Augusta and discusses the Governor's assurance that a treaty with the Creek Indians is imminent, mentions Alexander McGillvrary, and talks about a misunderstanding between the Indians and the Indian Commissioners
[Receipt of payment by] Georgia [for the] services and expenses [of] John Twiggs [and] Elijah Clark, 1791 Oct. 31 ( )
1 edition published in 1791 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Receipt of payment by the state of Georgia for the service and expenses of John Twiggs and Elijah Clark, dated October 31, 1791. Twiggs and Clark acted as commissioners for running the Indian temporary line from September 25 to October 31, 1791. This temporary line was probably run according to the Treaty of Holston that was negotiated between the United States and the Cherokee Nation on July 2, 1791. At the bottom of the receipt, the auditor (J?) Meriwether has authorized their payment
Copy of a letter from Brigadier General Clarke to His Honor, the Governor, dated Washington, May 29, 1789 by Elijah Clarke ( Book )
1 edition published in 1789 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Elijah Clarke, Jr. Indenture 1834 ( )
1 edition published in 1834 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
The collection consists of one indenture between Middleton Pope and Elijah Clarke. Pope bought from Clarke 160 acres in Cherokee County, Georgia lot number 201, fifth district, 4th section. It is dated April 5, 1834 and signed by Elijah Clarke, Jas. B. Smith, John Moore, Elijah Cummins (?), and Sherrod Stroud, J.P
Long Cane, [S.C.], to Elijah Clark[e], in Gen. Wayne's camps near Savannah, [Ga.] by Andrew Pickens ( Book )
1 edition published in 1782 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
April 3, 1782, letter from Pickens to Col. Elijah Clarke of the Georgia militia, regarding Pickens' second expedition to the Cherokee Nation during March, 1782
Letter, 1788 Oct. 19, [to] Brigadier General Elijah Clarke, Wilkes County, Georgia by Benjamin Cleavland ( )
1 edition published in 1788 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Letter to Brigadier General Elijah Clarke in Wilkes County, Georgia, from Benjamin Cleavland dated October 19, 1788. Cleavland tells Clarke of recent alleged attacks and thefts by neighboring Indians. Cleavland suggests that the parties of Indians are Creek and Cherokee, but guesses that they are mostly Cherokees. He claims that more than twenty horses and supplies of seed were stolen, some livestock killed, and several whites injured in recent incidents. He requests assistance from General Clarke
[Letter] 1788 Nov. 26, [to] Geo[rge] Handley by Elijah Clarke ( )
1 edition published in 1788 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
This document contains two letters- one from Brigadier General Elijah Clarke to George Handley, Governor of Georgia (1788-1789), dated November 26, 1788, the second from Colonel H. Karr to Clarke, dated November 21, 1788. Both letters discuss recent conflicts with Indians along the frontiers in Greensborough and surrounding counties of Georgia. The conflicts result primarily from alleged thefts by the Indians. A visible militia presence is suggested by Karr and Clarke
Elijah Clarke correspondence by Elijah Clarke ( )
in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Letter, 1788 Apr. 14, Washington to the Governor, Augusta, [Georgia] by Elijah Clarke ( )
1 edition published in 1788 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Letter from Elijah Clarke in Washington to the Governor of Georgia dated April 14, 1788. Clarke has just returned from the Oconee, leaving Colonel Clarke and 130 men who are in need of provisions. Clarke reports that several spies were fired upon by about 30 Indians and one was wounded
[Letter] 1788 Oct. 23, Washington, [Wilkes County, Georgia to the] Governor [of Georgia] by Elijah Clarke ( )
1 edition published in 1788 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
This document is a letter from Eljiah Clarke to an unnamed Governor of Georgia (probably George Handley, 1788-1789) informing him of the absolute necessity of forts along the frontier of Georgia for the protection of the frontier inhabitants and their property from possible Indian attacks. He also suggests that a regular mode of supplying such garrisons be determined. Clarke refers to an enclosed document that is no longer present
[Letter] 1793 Jan. 25, Hickory Grove, Wilk[e] County, [Ga. to] Major Gaither by Elijah Clarke ( )
1 edition published in 1793 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
This document is a copy of a letter from Major General Elijah Clarke in Wilkes County, Georgia, to Major Gaither, dated January 25, 1793. Clarke informs Gaither that he is sending patrols up and down the Georgia frontier line checking in at various stations, mills, and forts for the defense of the region against Indian attacks. He mentions Donnagan's Station, Burke's Station, Woffort's (Wafford's?) Station, Norris's Station, Ward's Mill, Hillhouse's Iron Works Station, Fort Mathews and Greensboro, Georgia as points along the patrol route. Another copy of this letter appears as an enclosure in tcc799
Extract of a letter from Colo[nel] E. Clarke, 1781 Nov. 5, Wilk[e] County, [Georgia] by Elijah Clarke ( )
1 edition published in 1781 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
This document is an extract of a letter from Colonel E(lijah?) Clarke in Wilkes County, Georgia to an unknown recipient dated November 5, 1781. Clarke states that he and his troops recently invaded and burned numerous Indian towns and settlements (probably Cherokee), killed over forty Indians, and destroyed several hundred bushels of corn and supplies. Two white men were also taken prisoner from the Indian towns. It is likely that this military action was associated with the Revolutionary War effort
 
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Clark, Elijah, 1733-1799
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