|Scope & Content||
Typed copies of correspondence and orders, some from journals and newspapers, relating to the Military and Cherokee Indian during 1838.
Letter from W.S. Foster to Samuel E. Beck, 19 Sept. 1951.
Extract from a letter from Maj. Gen. Winfield Scott to the Adjutant General of the Army, 23 July 1838, from copy of Army and Navy Chronicle, Vol. VII, No.6, 9 August 1838 (relative to health of Cherokees in collection camps).
General Orders, No. 36, 6 Sept. 1838.
Letter from A.J. Smith taken from newspaper clipping, 5
Nov. 1838 (relative to the killing of 2 soldiers and
wounding of a third by captive Cherokees).
Regimental order, 21 Nov. 1838 (relative to inquiry
regarding attack reported by Lieut. Smith).
Letter to Maj. Gen. Winfield Scott from Foster, 3 Dec. 1838, containing comments on the execution of "Charley by Wa-cha-cha & Euchella at noon on the 25th;" the release from captivity of members of Euchella's band, the "Dca nee lufty Indians under the flying Squirrel," and the hope that Euchella's band would be permitted to remain with William Thomas and the "Lufty Indians".
Letter from Gen. Winfield Scott to the Adjutant General, 28 Dec. 1838 (recommendation of commendation for Col. Foster).
Letter from Capt. Ch. Larned to Col. W.S, Foster, n.d. (regarding capture of Tsali).
|Title||William S. Foster Collection.|
|Collection||William S. Foster Collection|
|Lexicon category||8: Communication Artifact|