Graham, George Frederick

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George Graham (1770-1830) served as acting US Secretary of War from 1815-1818, president of the Washington branch of the Bank of America from 1817-1823, and from 1823-1830 as commissioner of the general land office of the United States. In 1818 Graham traveled to Galveston, Texas on a secret mission to obtain information on French exiles in Texas. He also inspected the Texas coast with pirate Jean Lafitte and wrote an account of his mission, the first Anglo-American description of a sea voyage to Texas.

From the description of Graham, George, letter, 1824. (University of Texas Libraries). WorldCat record id: 85277441

Cass was the territorial governor of Michigan, 1813-1831, and Graham was an agent in the Indian Affairs Office, later the Bureau of Indian Affairs.

From the description of Correspondence, 1824. (Clarke Historical Library). WorldCat record id: 41091618

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associatedWith Cass, Lewis, 1782-1866. person
associatedWith Foot, Samuel Augustus, 1780-1846. person
associatedWith Graham & Cook Lumber Company. corporateBody
associatedWith Graham, George, 1770-1830 person
associatedWith Mason family. person
associatedWith Michigan. Governor (1813-1831 : Cass) corporateBody
associatedWith Museum of the American Indian, Heye Foundation. Library. corporateBody
associatedWith Roberts, W. H. S. (William Henry Sherwood), 1834-1917. person
associatedWith Sitherwood, Frances Grimes, b. 1859. person
associatedWith Smith, Elias. person
associatedWith United States. Bureau of Indian Affairs. corporateBody
associatedWith United States. General Land Office corporateBody
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Michigan Territory
Arkansas
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Active 1954

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