Mitchell, David Brydie, 1766-1837Variant names
Governor of Georgia and Indian agent.
From the description of Letter of David Brydie Mitchel, 1807. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79454574
Valentine Walker served as served as Brigadier General of the 1st Brigade, 2nd Division of the Georgia State Militia beginning in 1810.
From the description of Valentine Walker certificate, 1810 (Georgia Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 175293192
David Brydie Mitchell (1766-1837) was born in Scotland and came to Savannah in 1783. He studied law and was admitted to the bar. He was Solicitor-General of Georgia in 1795 and a member of the Georgia Legislature in 1796. He was appointed Major-General of Militia in 1804. Mitchell served as Governor of Georgia, 1809-1813, and 1815-1817. After his term of office as Governor, he was appointed U.S. Agent to the Creek Nation, with whom he concluded a treaty in 1818. He was a firm supporter of public education.
From the description of David Brydie Mitchell letter, 1796. (Georgia Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 122932106
Governor of Georgia, 1809-1813 and 1815-1817, and agent of the United States to the Creek Indians, 1817-1821.
Mitchell was dismissed from his agency post after Georgia governor John Clark, a political opponent, charged him with smuggling African slaves into the country.
From the description of David Brydie Mitchell papers, 1777-1843, bulk 1807-1822. (Newberry Library). WorldCat record id: 38867180
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|Creek Indians--Government relations|
|Indian agents--History--19th century--Sources|
|Indians of North America--Government relations--sources|
|Indians of North America--Wars--History--19th century--Sources|
|Creek Indians--Government relations--Sources|
|Indians of North America--Government relations|
|Georgia. Militia. 1st Brigade. 2nd Division|
|Slaves--United States--19th century|
|Seminole War, 1st, 1817-1818--Sources|
|Seminole Indians--Government relations|
|Creek Indians--Wars--History--19th century--Sources|