Negroes in the SeminoleNation
This is a transcription of a records from National Archives microfilm series M234, rolls 236, 290 and microfilm series M271, rolls 1-4. Microfilm series M234 reproduces letters received by the Office of Indian Affairs. Rolls 236 and 290 contains correspondence relating to the Creek Agency (West) and the Florida Superintendency Emigration, respectively. Microfilm series M271, rolls 1-4 contains correspondence received by the Secretary of War relating to Indian affairs. Many of these are very hard to read and there are no doubt mistakes in the transcriptions. More background information regarding the transcribed records below can usually be found in the letters preceding and following the record, on the microfilm.
Two letters regarding the taking of Negroes from Francis P. Fatio's plantation in St. Augustine, Florida in 1801.
A list of 165 Negroes who have been captured by the Troops at Fort Jupiter, E. Florida from the Feb. 22 - March 1838.
A list of 103 Negro prisoners captured by the Troops commanded by Major General Thomas S. Jesup in 1836 and 1837; and owned by Indians, or who claim to be free.
A list of 132 Negroes and 5 Seminoles sent from Fort Jupiter to Tampa Bay for emigration to the West. 1838.
A list of 33 Negroes held in the New Orleans jail.
A report regarding Negroes belonging to Hariett Bowlegs, Pacheco, Nelly Factor, and Micco Potokee being held at New Orleans, July 10, 1838.
A muster roll of 35 Negroes and 65 "Creeks" (Seminoles?) that arrived in the west August 5, 1838.
A statement of Negroes with the Army in Florida on 1st June 1841 and of those captured since, showing by whom owned and to whom sold.
A list & descriptive roll of refugee & captured slaves belonging to Col. Humphreys of Alachua county, Florida who are in the posession of the Seminole Indians.
A Report regarding the seizure of certain Negroes in the Seminole Nation, 1850.