In the first letter, dated Governor George M. Troup of Georgia addresses concerns (probably raised by John Murphy, governor of Alabama) about the locations of Indian towns that will be used as references when determining the boundary between the...
In the letter Troup introduces the men to a Colonel Brearly and asks for their cooperation (though he does not give details about Brearly's work): "he stands in need of all the support we can extend in the execution of his delicate & difficult...
In the letter Troup commends the decisions the men have made regarding the route of the survey, and he asks that they "continue to place me in possession of every occurrence which you may deem important or interesting."
In the letter Troup discusses the conflict between Georgia and Alabama over the boundary, including the extra commissioner Alabama appointed. He approves the report that Crawford, Blount, and Hamilton submitted; warns that they "will have to...
The committee reporting argues that "the line run is the true line, and they entertain too high a respect for the good sense, justice and magnanimity of the citizens of Alabama to believe for one moment that a difference of opinion will be...
Display a larger image and more item information when the pointer pauses over a thumbnail
Thumbnail with title
Grid with smaller thumbnails and more detail
Select the collections to add or remove from your search