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Peace with Lower Cherokee

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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 November 1, 1794
Author Name William Blount (primary)
Recipient Name Benjamin Logan (primary)
Summary After having corresponded with Double-head, Chief of the Cherokees, Governor William Blount of Southwest Territory orders that General Benjamin Logan immediately desist from attempts to invade Lower Cherokee towns, who are in a state of peace with the United States. Rogue elements of the military had previously destroyed the friendly Cherokee towns of Nickajack and Running Water.
Document Format Printed Document
Document Notes Cited in Blount to Knox, 11/03/1794. Enclosed in Blount to Robertson, 11/01/1794, and Knox to Congress, 12/17/1794.
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Related Persons/Groups Benjamin Logan; William Blount; Colonel Whitley; Indians; Double-head; chief; Cherokees; Cherokee; Sergeant McClellan;
Related Places Knoxville; Tennessee; Southwest Territory; Tennessee River;
Keywords newspapers; towns; Treaty of Holston;
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