Chapter

The Mobile Question

Robert V. Haynes

in The Mississippi Territory and the Southwest Frontier 1795–1817

Published by University Press of Kentucky

Published in print April 2010 | ISBN: 9780813125770
Published online September 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780813135434 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5810/kentucky/9780813125770.003.0015
The Mobile Question

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This chapter discusses the Mobile question. Mobile was an important port to the Bigbee settlers, and without it the Natchez District and the Bigbee District would be unable to prosper. The failure to address the question regarding the possible ruin of the Tombigbee Settlement was a steady source of irritation to the residents of Washington County.

Keywords: Mobile Question; Mobile; Bigbee settlers; Natchez District; Bigbee District; Tombigbee Settlement; Washington County

Chapter.  8676 words. 

Subjects: History of the Americas

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