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Collection Reference Number GLC02802
From Archive Folder Documents Relating to 1814 
Title Ephraim H. Foster to William Graham discussing a campaign against the Creek Indians
Date 28 February 1814
Author Foster, Ephraim Hubbard (1794-1854)  
Recipient Graham, William  
Document Type Correspondence
Content Description Foster discusses a campaign against the Creek Indians, led by Andrew Jackson, in which he was a participant. Discusses the "unlawful pretensions" of the British, demands that Americans "must be as safe abroad as at home," and hopes the War of 1812 "may never be closed until the object for which it was commenced be attained 'free trade'."
Subjects War of 1812  American Indian History  Muscogee (Creeks) Indian  President  Military History  Battle  Global History and Civics  Commerce  Merchants and Trade  
People Foster, Ephraim Hubbard (1794-1854)  Graham, William P. (fl. 1814-1815)  Jackson, Andrew (1767-1845)  
Place written Nashville, Tennessee
Theme Native Americans; Government & Politics; The Presidency; War of 1812
Sub-collection The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1493-1859
Additional Information Ephraim Foster was a Senator from Tennessee from 1838-1839 and 1843-1845.
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859