1823. Various Writings remembrances of R.K. Call

1823. Various Writings remembrances of R.K. Call

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1823. Extracts from a diary of Richard Keith Call. First excerpt, talks of St. Augustine. 2nd excerpt, description of Appalachee. Page 1 speaks of town of Appalachee and history of Indians, discusses the Narvaez and DeSoto expeditions. Page 4 recounts Indian discussion regarding General Jackson's invasion of Florida and how the Brittishers make Indians bad. General Jackson catches them and brings them to San Marcos. He kills them. The Indian tells Call a tale of an Indian maiden named Malie, who mourned the death of one the young men. Page 6-15 describes an adventure with a young Indian guide looking for the fountain of youth in St. Mark's. Page 16 describes a visit with a Chieftain Chief Emathlochee. Page 19- describes what he thought were scalps in the lodgings. Page 23 discusses the Indian village of Anhayea or Tallahassee Old Field that was home of the Appalachee Indians. Pages 22,25-27 are missing. Page 29 talks of the Treaty of Jackson and the Agent Hawkins. Page 33 Speaks of Indians characters. Page 34 says he's in the woods like an Arab Chief. Call discusses living among Indians, that traders and their credit systems. Also comments that a Creek woman's husband becomes a slave to her family. Page 34-77 discusses Seminole/Creek relations and General Jackson's invasion of Florida.