A Traveler in Indian Territory: The Journal of Ethan Allen Hitchcock

A Traveler in Indian Territory: The Journal of Ethan Allen Hitchcock➶ [Read] ➲ A Traveler in Indian Territory: The Journal of Ethan Allen Hitchcock By Ethan Allen Hitchcock ➾ – Bluevapours.co.uk In US government authorities sent Major Ethan Allen Hitchcock to Indian Territory to investigate numerous charges of fraud and profiteering by various contractors dealing with the Cherokee, Creek, Se in Indian Epub Ù InUS government authorities sent Major Ethan Allen Hitchcock to Indian Territory to investigate numerous charges of fraud and profiteering by various contractors dealing with the Cherokee, Creek, Seminole, Chickasaw, and Choctaw Indians, who had been removed A Traveler eBook º from the South during the last decade Hitchcock s report, filed after four months of travel, exposed such a high level of graft and corruption that his investigation was suppressed and never brought to the attention of Traveler in Indian ePUB ☆ CongressHitchcock kept nine personal diaries of his travels and observations, however, and they reveal much historic and ethnographic information on Indian life in Indian Territory He observes how the Indians were adjusting alter removal and includes many details on their customs, beliefs, culture, religion, ceremonies, amusements, industry, tribal councils, and government To aid the modern reader, editor Grant Foreman provides an introduction and annotations, and Michael D Green, in his foreword, explains the politics behind Hitchcock s mission to Indian Territory and his accomplishments in advancing ethnographic knowledge.

in Indian Epub Ù Ethan Allen Hitchcock May , August , was a career United States Army officer and author who had War Department assignments in Washington, DC during the American Civil War, in which he served as A Traveler eBook º a major general.

A Traveler in Indian Territory: The Journal of Ethan Allen
    iOS for the iPad is the biggest iOS release ever level of graft and corruption that his investigation was suppressed and never brought to the attention of Traveler in Indian ePUB ☆ CongressHitchcock kept nine personal diaries of his travels and observations, however, and they reveal much historic and ethnographic information on Indian life in Indian Territory He observes how the Indians were adjusting alter removal and includes many details on their customs, beliefs, culture, religion, ceremonies, amusements, industry, tribal councils, and government To aid the modern reader, editor Grant Foreman provides an introduction and annotations, and Michael D Green, in his foreword, explains the politics behind Hitchcock s mission to Indian Territory and his accomplishments in advancing ethnographic knowledge."/>
  • Paperback
  • 282 pages
  • A Traveler in Indian Territory: The Journal of Ethan Allen Hitchcock
  • Ethan Allen Hitchcock
  • English
  • 28 April 2019
  • 0806128402

10 thoughts on “A Traveler in Indian Territory: The Journal of Ethan Allen Hitchcock

  1. Theshiney says:

    hitchcock was sent to I.T to investigate fraud in allotting the indains of the 5 tribes the annuities due on the word of many treaties what he found instead was avarice not a lot of indians were getting what they were promised and most of the ones that were, were paying muchthan they should what do you know, the government hired shady contractors to do the work same as its always been but little in his journal actually concerns his job just enough infact, to give it a sort of su hitchcock was sent to I.T to investigate fraud in allotting the indains of the 5 tribes the annuities due on the word of many treaties what he found instead was avarice not a lot of indians were getting what they were promised and most of the ones that were, were paying muchthan they should what do you know, the government hired shady contractors to do the work same as its always been but little in his journal actually concerns his job just enough infact, to give it a sort of sub plot, mystery feel hitchcok is a straight forward, very detail oriented man and because of this his writing is flush with history and facinating insights he explores the land and the peopleas a traveler, anthropologist, geologist, etc than a gov agent indeed, he meets a wide varity of people, from indians of little known tribes to important historical protagonists and all of it comes off the page at once becasue of the attention and respect he applies i, for one, found myself knee deep in another time hitchcock even made me laugh occasionally through no intension of his own i found it funny that he never had fun in fact he would turn his back on it he turned down drinks, he watched people play cards, never danced, even at one point he left as the fiddle began to play but he is the perfect soul to ivestigate the attrocious behaviour of the gov and its surrogates, and to leave as accurate a reflection as possible of this tremenously rich environment.btw, his report was ultimately burried by the president so the U.S could continue some negotiations with the cherokees read get what they want and came to light too little, too late same as it always been

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