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Transcript of a letter from Alexander McGillivray to Governor Zespedes.

McGillivray describes American attempts to take Indian lands. He attributes much of his success to the Spanish governor, who has allowed McGillivray's merchant house to trade with the Creeks; this has kept the Indians from being dependent on American goods.

Creator: Alexander McGillivray
Date: August 22,1785
Repository: Alabama Department of Archives and History
Format: Correspondence

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