Events during the tenure of Jehiel Brooks as Indian Agent on Red River, 1830-1834. He dealt with illicit trading, interlopers, and alcoholism, while trying to convince the Caddo to sell their land to the U.S.
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The story of Jehiel Brooks, for whom the neighborhood of Brookland was named. The first part follows him from birth in 1797 to his selection as Red River Indian Agent in 1830.