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Peace with Cherokees, Problems with Creeks

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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 January 9, 1795
Author Name William Blount (primary) Location: Knoxville
Recipient Name Timothy Pickering (primary)
Summary Meeting at Tellico Blockhouse with Cherokees regarding prisoner exchange resulting in prospects of peace. Mentioned killing and scalping of several men by Creek Indians. Noted that the "superanuated Chiefs" paid no attention to treaty.
Document Format Printed Document
Document Notes Cited in Pickering to Blount, 03/23/1795.
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Related Persons/Groups Timothy Pickering; William Blount; Postlewait; Cherokee; Indian; Indian Nation; prisoner; colonel; Hays; Hayes; Hugh Tenan; John Brown; WIlliam Gremes; Creeks; citizens; chiefs; ;
Related Places Knoxville; Tellico; blockhouse; Philadelphia; Davidson; county; Mero; district; Nashville; Cumberland; ;
Keywords journal; treaty; ;
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