Mary Bosomworth, Creek Head Woman

From the South Carolina Dept. of Archives and History.

http://www.archivesindex.sc.gov/onlinearchives/

Series: S213003 Volume – 002I Page – 00433 Item – 00
Date: 1752/09/23
Description: ASSEMBLED ESTATES OF THE UPPER CREEK NATION, TO ALL PERSONS, DECLARATION THAT THE ISLAND KNOWN COMMONLY AS ST. CATHERINES, SAPALA, AND OSSABAW, BOUNDED BY THE SEA, INLETS, AND THE INLAND, AND A TRACT OF LAND KNOWN COMMONLY AS THE INDIAN LAND, BOUNDED BY SAVANNAH, PIPE MAKERS CREEK, AND THE SAVANNAH RIVER, WERE ACQUIRED BY FRAUD BY DR. PATRICK GRAHAM, AGENT OF GEORGIA, WHO TOLD THEM THAT THE INTENT OF SIGNING WAS ONLY TO KNOW THE NAMES OF THE HEAD MEN IN EVERY TOWN, AND THAT THE LAND SHALL BE HELD BY THE RIGHTFUL OWNER COUSAPONAKESA, ALSO KNOWN AS MARY BOSOMWORTH. (2 PAGES; PRINTED IN JOHN T. JURICEK, ED., VOL. XI, GEORGIA TREATIES, 1733-1763, EARLY AMERICAN INDIAN DOCUMENTS: TREATIES AND LAWS, 1607-1789, PP. 224-26)

Hat tip to Joy for this information.

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One Response to Mary Bosomworth, Creek Head Woman

  1. Rachelle Strange says:

    Wow what does this mean

    Sent from my iPod

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