Transcriptions closed on May 15, 2018. Read more details here.

Women attacked by Indians

Sources & Images
Source Name Image(s)
CollectionPrinted Version only view image
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)
Document Information
Date October 12, 1794
Author Name Constant Freeman (primary) Location: Augusta
Recipient Name Henry Knox (primary)
Summary Constant Freeman, agent for the Department of War, reports that Indians in Georgia killed and scalped a white woman and black woman, near the Cow Ford on the Oconee River. They have also stolen horses and negroes from Liberty County. Colonel Gaither has received letters from them that the Tallassee king has gone out for war, with the chiefs disapproving of his conduct.
Document Format Printed Document
Document Notes [not available]
Content Notes [not available]
Related Persons/Groups Henry Knox; Constant Freeman; troops; Colonel Gaither; Indians; white woman; women; gender; negro; slave; chiefs; militia; negroes; slaves; runners;
Related Places Augusta; Georgia; Fort Fidius; frontier; Oconee; Tallassee; Liberty County;
Keywords scalp; horses; war; muster; pay rolls;
Key Phrases [not available]

[Note: Transcriptions are works in progress and maybe partial. Please help us correct any errors or omissions by signing up for a transcription account.]
[not available]