Murders in the Cumberland Gap

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Date February 11, 1784
Author Name Alexander Martin (primary) Location: Danbury
Recipient Name Joseph Martin (primary)
Summary Governor Martin (of North Carolina) directs an investigation into murders committed in the Cumberland Gap. He states that if Cherokee or Chickamauga Indians are responsible a military expedition will be sent into their nation to obtain "satisfaction" unless they surrender the murderers. Directs that squatters be ordered off Indian Lands. Discusses an agreement between Spain and the Delaware Indians. Also mentions a treaty to be held with the Indians.
Document Format Autograph Letter Signed
Source Collection: State Historical Society of Wisconsin: Henry Miller Papers

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