Achilles Pugh journal
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Entries describe Pugh's travel from St. Louis to Lawrence, Kansas, Quaker meetings attended, meetings with Indian agents and officials, and visits to tribes and make payments.
The last page is a copied "Article of Agreement between the Shawnees and Cherokees.
- Pugh, Achilles (Person)
Achilles Pugh was the publisher of the "Philanthropist," which was active in the anti-slavery movement. In 1838 the offices were ransacked and in 1844 the presses and furniture were destroyed by a mob of slavery sympathizers.
The Associated Committee Central of the Central Superintendency assigned Achilles Pugh, along with Thomas Wistar and John Butler, to visit the Indian Agencies in Kansas. Achilles Pugh and John Butler went on to visit the Indian Territory near the Texas border.
Pugh died October 31, 1876 in Cincinnati at the age of 72.
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- Achilles Pugh journal, 1869
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- July, 2015
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