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Hostile Creek Indians

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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)
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 28, 1794
Author Name William Blount (primary) Location: Knoxville
Recipient Name Henry Knox (primary)
Summary Governor William Blount of Southwest Territory writes that the Creek Indians "continue to murder" American citizens, "in their houses and fields." Blount believes that the Chickasaws, Choctaws, and Cherokees will readily aid the United States against the Creeks. Blount concludes by writing, "the friendly Cherokees serve as a guard against the hostile Creeks."
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Document Notes Cited in Knox to Washington, 12/17/1794, and Knox to Blount, 12/29/1794. HF: 3 Cong., 2 sess.: C
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Related Persons/Groups Henry Knox; William Blount; governor; Creeks; Indians; James Robertson; Chickasaws; Choctaws; Cherokees;
Related Places Knoxville; Tennessee; Southwest Territory; Bear Creek;
Keywords murder;
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