Ownership of a woman transferred from slaveholder to Indian

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PublicationCarter, Clarence Edwin, ed. The Territorial Papers of the United States. Volume 4, The Territory South of the River Ohio, 1790 - 1796. 26 Vols. Washington, DC: US Government Printing Office, 1934. (no image)
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Date September 21, 1794
Author Name William Blount (primary)
Recipient Name Henry Knox (primary)
Summary William Blount, Governor of the Southwest Territory, reports a "continuance of Indian depredations." On September 6th a "Negro woman belonging to Peter Turney," who resides in the Mero District, was stolen by Indians.
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Document Notes Cited in Knox to Washington, 10/17/1794. LC: Washington Papers: C
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Related Persons/Groups Henry Knox; William Blount; governor; Indians; negro; Peter Turney; slave; Walker; Hawkins; Captain Evans; Hind;
Related Places Southwest Territory; Southwestern Territory; Tennessee; Mero District; Sumner County; court house; frontier; Maw; Tellico; Cumberland mountain;
Keywords slavery; block house; kidnapping; horses; pasture;
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