Diary, 1832-1843.


Crawford, Thomas Hartley, 1786-1863. Diary, 1832-1843.

Diary, 1832-1843.

Diary, limited to personal affairs, kept by Crawford (Princeton Class of 1804), a Jacksonian Democrat in Congress (1829-1833), commissioner to the Creek Indians (1836), and President Van Buren's Commissioner of Indian Affairs (1838-1845). Includes newspaper clippings and congressional bills.

1 v. (450 p.) ; 21 x 27 cm.

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Crawford, Thomas Hartley, 1786-1863

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Thomas H. Crawford, a lawyer from Pennsylvania, served as representative to Congress from 1829-1833. He then served as a member of Pennsylvania State House of Representatives from 1833-1834. In 1836, he was appointed to investigate suspected fraud in the sale of Creek lands in Alabama. From 1838 to 1845 he served as Commissioner of Indian Affairs and subsequently as judge of the criminal court in the District of Columbia, 1845-1861. He died in 1863. From the description of Thomas Har...

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United States bureau with responsibility for Indian relations. From the description of Letter, 1846. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122699812 Develops and implements, in cooperation with tribal governments, Native American organizations, other federal agencies, state & local governments, and other interested groups, economic, social, educational, and other programs for the benefit and advancement of Indian and Alaska native people. Established in 1824 within the War Dept...