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Tuesday, June 12, 2018

The McIntosh Treaty Chest

The McIntosh Treaty Chest

William McIntoshWilliam McIntosh was a son of John McIntosh Mohr who came over with General Oglethorpe. William married a Creek princess. This chest was used for treaties with the Indians and may have been in the possession of the Highlanders at the Battle of Bloody Marsh. 

It is in possession of Walter B. Dunwody, a direct descendant of William McIntosh, cadet at the Battle of Boody Marsh and grantee of the land. Source: Kelvin Grove Plantation 1736-1986 by Huie, Murphy, Wilcox (1986).

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