Paddy Carr - Creek Interpreter Native American Portrait Art Print

Brandywine General Store

SKU: 09 west

An archival premium Quality Art Print of Paddy Carr a Creek Interpreter Native American Portrait for sale by Brandywine General Store. Paddy Carr's father was an Irishman who married a Creek Indian woman. He was born near Fort Mitchell in Alabama and in his infancy was taken into the household of Colonel Crowell, the Indian agent and was treated nicely by this family and reared in the habits of civilized life. He was a very intelligent boy, acquiring the English language of his adopted parents, while also retaining the languages of the Creek Indians. After a few years he could speak both languages with fluency. Paddy became a wealthy landowner owning farmlands and slaves. In 1836 he was drawn from this life by the beginning hostilities of the Creek Indians. Paddy became a guide and interpreter and took the side of the United States Government. Wild West art print #09

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