Provisions granted to Indian chief

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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 November 4, 1794
Author Name John McKee (primary) Location: Tellico Block House
Recipient Name William Blount (primary)
Summary Informs Governor William Blount of Southwest Territory that Indian chief Tickagiskee recently arrived at Tellico Block House with about 300 Indians. They requested provisions, which were granted. Writes that Colonel Watts has arrived to negotiate for an exchange of prisoners. Watts has informed him that one or two days before the illegal destruction of the Lower Cherokee towns, Nickajack and Running Watter, two scalps were brought into the former, one by a Cherokee.
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Document Notes Enclosed in Knox to US Congress, 12/17/1794.
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Related Persons/Groups William Blount; John McKee; Indians; chiefs; Tickagiskee; Double-head; Cherokee; Hiwasee; Chestue; Tellico; runner; Turkey; Deer's-head; Miller; Dick Justice; prisoners; Colonel Watts; Fool Warrior; Creeks;
Related Places Tellico Block-House; Southwest Territory; Philadelphia; valley; Look-out Mountain; Lookout Mountain; Seneca; Connoross; Tugelo; will's town; Nickajack; Running Water;
Keywords horses; murder; scalps;
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