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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)
Document Information
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.
Document Format Printed Document
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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