Creek Indian Agency (Georgia)

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Creek Indian Agency
Creek Indian Agency

History

An agent for the Creek Indians was appointed as early as 1792 and was permanently established by 1800. For a time, his responsibilities included all the Indians south of the Ohio River and east of the Mississippi River. The Creek Agency in the eastern part of the United States was located principally east of the Flint River near Knoxville, Georgia. At least one agent operated out of Mardisville, Alabama.

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At the end of 1832, the Creek Agency was reduced to a subagency and was abolished in 1836. Any remaining duties of the subagent for the Creek Indians in the east were then delegated to military officers in the area.

Agents and Appointment Date

East
James Seagrove 1792, Benjamin Hawkins 1796, David B. Mitchell 1816, John Crowell 1821, and Leonard Tarrant 1833

West
David Brearly 1826, John Campbell 1829, Luther Blake 1830, John Campbell 1830, Robert A. McCabe 1834, Wharton Rector 1835, Francis Audrain 1836, John W. A. Sandford 1837, James Logan 1838, James L. Dawson 1842, James Logan 1844, Philip H. Raiford 1849, William H. Garrett 1853, George A. Cutler 1861, James W. Dunn 1865, Capt. F.A. Field 1869, Francis S. Lyon 1871, and Edward R. Roberts

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