Attack from Creek Nation

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PublicationLowrie, Walter and St. Clair Clarke, Matthew, eds. American State Papers: Documents, Legislative and Executive, of the Congress of the United States, Vol. IV, Indian Affairs. 38 Vols. Washington, DC: Gales and Seaton, 1832. (no image)
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Date October 13, 1794
Author Name R. J. Waters (primary) Location: New Madrid
Recipient Name John Easten (primary)
Summary Doctor Waters writes that a "very formidable invasion" by the Creek Nation is nearly certain, and will consist of at least 900 men, aimed at attacking western settlements in the Cumberland region. The doctor allegedly received this information from a Shawanese.
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Document Notes Enclosed in Knox to US Congress, 12/19/1794. Cited in Easten to Robertson, 10/01/1794.
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Related Persons/Groups John Easten; R.J. Waters; doctor; Handly; Creeks; Indians; Shawanese;
Related Places New Madrid; Cumberland; Ohio River; Cumberland River;
Keywords invasion;
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