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Accession number 1995.18
Catalog Number 1995.18.9
Object Name Letter
Scope & Content Four page letter from Fort Brooke by enlisted man Nelson VanTasell to his family detailing the camp atmosphere and anxiety and hoping for a quick end to the war. The letter mentions Paddy Carr 7 his friendly Creeks and Jim Boy head chief of 700 Creeks and stature of each the ranks and pay of Paddy Carr and General Jessup being commander of this and fighting tactics of the Indians.
Date 11/17/1836
Pub Date 11/1836
Catalog date 2008-03-26
Condition Good
Imagefile 002\009_1995189.JPG