Indian conflict in Tennessee

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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 2, 1794
Author Name William Blount (primary)
Recipient Name Henry Knox (primary)
Summary Letter from the Governor of Southwest Territory, enclosing a copy of a report of Major Ore of the destruction of the towns of Running Water and Nickajack, "two of the most hostile of the Lower Cherokee towns." Accuses the Indians of "depredations" in the district of Mero.
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Document Notes Cited in Blount to Knox, 10/24/1794. Enclosed in McHenry to US House, 04/05/1798.
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Related Persons/Groups Henry Knox; William Blount; governor; Major Ore; Cherokee; Indians; General Robertson; Chickasaws; Creeks; Morgan; Major Sharp; Andrew Jackson; John Bosley; John Donnelson; widow Hayes; Hanging Maw; Alice Thompson; Mrs. Caffray; trader; Riley; James Seagrove; Wilson; Zeigler; Mayfield; Brown; Alexander Cavet; warriors; doctor; James White;
Related Places Southwest Territory; Running Water; Nickajack; Mero District; Red River; Cumberland River; Nashville; Tennessee;
Keywords deer leather; dollars; corn; meal; gar-teeth; child; treaty; tomahawk; war dance; wagons; goods;
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