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Author Hahn, Steven C., 1968-

Title Life and Times of Mary Musgrove
Published Florida : University Press of Florida, 2012
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Description 1 online resource (296 pages)
Contents Cover; Title Page; Copyright Page; Dedication Page; Table of Contents; Introduction: Unearthing Mary Musgrove; 1. Creek Beginnings; 2. The Reeducation of Mary Griffin; 3. Mary Musgrove: Between Creek Nation and Colleton County; 4. Mrs. Musgrove of Georgia; 5. Mary Mathewes, Malcontent; 6. Mary Bosomworth; 7. Coosaponakeesa; 8. "Your Memorialist"; Conclusion: Remembering Mary Musgrove; Acknowledgments; Notes; Bibliography; Index
Summary The story of Mary Musgrove (1700-1764), a Creek Indian-English woman struggling for success in colonial society, is an improbable one. As a literate Christian, entrepreneur, and wife of an Anglican clergyman, Mary was one of a small number of "mixed blood" Indians to achieve a position of prominence among English colonists. Born to a Creek mother and an English father, Mary's bicultural heritage prepared her for an eventful adulthood spent in the rough and tumble world of Colonial Georgia Indian affairs. Active in diplomacy, trade, and politics--affairs typically dominated by men--Mary work
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Musgrove, Mary, 1700-1765.
Creek Indians -- Biography.
Creek Indians -- Mixed descent.
Indians of North America -- Mixed descent -- Georgia -- Biography.
Land settlement -- Georgia.
Women -- Georgia -- Biography.
Georgia -- History -- Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775.
Genre/Form Biography.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0813042631
0813043042 (ebook)
9780813043043 (ebook)