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Society of Friends

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John B. Garrett papers

Identifier: HC.MC-903
Overview John B. Garrett (1836-1924) was an original member of the Associated Executive Committee of Friends on Indian Affairs. Topics discussed include appointment of agents, missionary work, education and citizenship of indigenous peoples, use of military force, annuity goods, opening of indigenous territory to settlement by whites, etc. Includes minutes of the 1871 committee meeting, letter of Garrett to his family telling of a 1865 visit to Fort Smith, Arkansas, as part of the Grand Indian Council,...
Dates: 1853 - 1961; Majority of material found within 1853 - 1872