Letter from Governor of Georgia Edward Telfair to Major Henry Gaither regarding use of militia in response to recent outrages by whites and Indians

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Date March 4, 1793
Author Name Governor Edward Telfair (primary) Location: State House, Augusta
Recipient Name Henry Gaither (primary)
Summary From Georgia State House 4 August, 1793. Governor Telfair cites recent outrages by whites and Indians as requiring a request for protection by available militia. Telfair inquires to Major Gaither on the status, location and numbers of militia forces. Requests that ten foot militia under command of a sergeant be stationed at Norris Station, Bush's Station, Hillhouse's Iron Works, and at a station between Fort Matthews and Greensborough as a temporary measure until further communication from President of United States [Washington], which Telfair expects shortly
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Source Collection: National Archives and Records Administration: 3d Cong, House, Sec War Confidential Rep, RG233

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