Tag Archives: Joseph M. Street

The History of the Butterfly, Part 119: A Letter From General Street

The Niles Weekly Register was a newspaper that published information from a number of sources.  On February 4, 1837 it published a letter that had been made available for publication by the Congressional Globe, the official paper of Congress. This … Continue reading

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The History of the Butterfly, Part 114: Indian Agent Street

“Indian Agents” were individuals who were authorized to interact with various Indian tribes on behalf of the federal government. Prior to the Black Hawk War, the Indian Agent most prominent in dealings with the Sauk and Fox was William Forsyth.  … Continue reading

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