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Tomochichi Teacher Guide

Suggested Reading: Primary Sources

“Advices from the West Indies” (Tomochichi’s Obituary). The Gentleman’s Magazine. V. 10 (1740). London: Printed by F. Jeffries, etc. 129 on the Hathi Trust Digital Library. 

Dedication of the memorial to Tomochichi; Laying the corner stone of the Whitefield Memorial Chapel at Bethesda / two addressess by Walter Glasco Charlton, Georgia Historical Society, Rare Pamphlet Collection, F294.S2 C475 1917.

Diary of the Earl of Egmont, Volume II. pgs 112 – 132 on the Internet Archive.

Gentleman’s Magazine and Thomas Lediard articles on Georgia history, 1732-1734, Georgia Historical Society Manuscript Collection, MS 1038.

Suggested Reading: Secondary Sources

Amor, Danny, and Edward Cashin. Oglethorpe’s London: A Cabbie’s Tour of Colonial Georgia Sites. Augusta, GA: Center for the Study of Georgia History, Augusta State University, 2002.

Jones, Charles C., Jr. Antiquities of the southern Indians, particularly of the Georgia tribes. Georgia Historical Society, Main Collection, E78.G3 J6 1972.

Jones, Charles C., Jr. Historical Sketch of Tomo-Chi-Chi, Mico of the Yamacraws. Albany, N.Y.: J. Munsell, 1868. Georgia Historical Society, Rare Pamphlet Collection, F289.T6560 J65 1868.

Philyaw, L. Scott. The Georgia Historical Quarterly 90, no. 1 (2006): 125-28.

Sweet, Julie Anne. “Bearing Feathers of the Eagle: Tomochichi’s Trip to England.” Georgia Historical Quarterly 86, no. 3 (2002): 339-71.

Sweet, Julie Anne. “The Thirteenth Colony in Perspective: Historians’ Views on Early Georgia.” The Georgia Historical Quarterly 85, no. 3 (2001): 435-60.

Sweet, Julie Anne. “Will the Real Tomochichi Please Come Forward?” American Indian Quarterly 32, no. 2 (2008): 141-77.

Sweet, Julie Anne. Negotiating for Georgia: British-Creek relations in the Trustee Era 1733-1752. Athens, Ga.: Univ. of Georgia Press, 2005.

Todd, Helen.  Tomochichi: Indian Friend of the Georgia Colony. Atlanta: Cherokee Publishing, 1977.

Williams, Robin B., Ph.D. “Commemorating Tomochichi in Savannah.” Lecture, Hungry For History Lecture Series, Savannah City Hall, Savannah, April 26, 2017.

Online Resources

Sweet, Julie Anne. “Tomochichi (ca. 1644-1739).” New Georgia Encyclopedia.

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