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The Atkin Mission

John T. Juricek

in Colonial Georgia and the Creeks: Anglo-Indian Diplomacy on the Southern Frontier, 17331763

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813034683
eISBN:
9780813038582
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034683.003.0009
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter looks at the appointment of Edmond Atkin as the superintendent of Indian affairs for the southern colonies and the subsequent diplomacy. Georgian governor Henry Ellis's resolution of the ... More


Colonial Georgia and the Creeks: Anglo-Indian Diplomacy on the Southern Frontier, 17331763

John T. Juricek

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813034683
eISBN:
9780813038582
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034683.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This detailed account of interactions between the English and the Creek Indians in colonial Georgia, from the founding until 1763, describes how colonists and the Creeks negotiated with each other, ... More


“Your Memorialist”

Steven C. Hahn

in The Life and Times of Mary Musgrove

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780813042213
eISBN:
9780813043043
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813042213.003.0009
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter chronicles the eventual settlement of Mary's case in 1759. After spending two years in South Carolina petitioning the local government, the Bosomworths went to London in 1754 to submit ... More


Old Visions and New Opportunities: Britain and the Spanish Empire at the End of the Seven Years' War

Paul W. Mapp

in The Elusive West and the Contest for Empire, 1713-1763

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807833957
eISBN:
9781469600987
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9780807833957.003.0016
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter focuses on Henry Ellis, who has made occasional appearances in earlier chapters of this book. Like Arthur Dobbs, Ellis was one of those second-tier figures of eighteenth-century British ... More


Conflict, 1756–58

Andrew D. M. Beaumont

in Colonial America and the Earl of Halifax, 1748–1761

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2014
ISBN:
9780198723974
eISBN:
9780191791277
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198723974.003.0009
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Political History

This chapter opens by examining the effects upon Halifax and his interest of the shifting political landscape in London following the outbreak of the Seven Years’ War. It offers an overview of the ... More


The Star of the Hour, 1758–63

Andrew D. M. Beaumont

in Colonial America and the Earl of Halifax, 1748–1761

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2014
ISBN:
9780198723974
eISBN:
9780191791277
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198723974.003.0010
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Political History

This chapter explores the impact upon colonial administration of the political ascent of William Pitt to leadership of the war effort. It examines the imprecision of Pitt’s instructions, and the ... More


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