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Billy Bowlegs 
1852 
  
Carte de visite 
National Gallery of Canada, The Origins of Photography: The Matthew R. Isenburg and Enhanced Isenburg Collections 1840-1880 
 
LL/9887 
  
Billy Bowlegs or Billy Bolek (Hulbutta Micco, a.k.a. "Alligator King" or "Alligator Chief") seated second on the right was one of the great leaders of the Seminole who lived on the native lands in Florida. He tried to preserve the land claims of his people but was misled by the United States government and moved to Indian Territory. 
 

 
  
 
  
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