Paths to A Middle Ground

Paths to A Middle Ground

The Diplomacy of Natchez, Boukfouka, Nogales, and San Fernando De Las Barrancas, 1791-1795

eBook - 2005
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Charles Weeks explores the diplomacy of Spanish colonial officials in New Orleans and Natchez in order to establish posts on the Mississippi River and Tombigbee rivers in the early 1790s. Another purpose of this diplomacy, urged by Indian leaders and embraced by Spanish officials, was the formation of a regional Indian confederation that would deter American expansion into Indian lands. Weeks shows how diplomatic relations were established and maintained in the Gulf South between Choctaw, Chickasaw, Creek, and Cherokee chiefs and their Spanish counterparts aided by traders who had become integr.
Publisher: Tuscaloosa : University of Alabama Press, ©2005
ISBN: 9780817356453
Characteristics: 1 online resource (x, 292 pages) : illustrations, maps


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