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Indian Relations and Peace on Frontier

Sources & Images
Source Name Image(s)
CollectionTennessee State Library and Archives: James Robertson Papers view image
CollectionPrinted Version only (no image)
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)
Document Information
Date March 25, 1795
Author Name Timothy Pickering (primary) Location: Department of War
Recipient Name William Blount (primary)
Summary Sections of letters from Gov. Blount were given to Congress for informative purpose. President awaits results of deliberations regarding trade with Indians. Defense of frontier financed. All offensive action stopped, policy of peace with Indians supported. Discussed Indian relations in detail, peace is paramount.
Document Format Autograph Letter Signed
Document Notes Cited in Pickering to Dandridge, 06/27/1795.
Content Notes [not available]
Related Persons/Groups William Blount; Timothy Pickering; Congress; Senate; House of Representatives; President; George Washington; Indians; Indian Tribes; Cherokee; Creek; Creek Chiefs; prisoners; Negroes; Seagrove; Chickasaw; chiefs; commissioners; General Robertson; Stallion; Chief James Davidson; Dinsmoore; Dinsmor; Ecooe; Bloody Fellow; John Watts; chiefs and warriors; public officers; William Colbert; Colonel Henley; storekeeper; Opiamingo; General Knox; settlers; Baron de Carondelet; Spanish; ;
Related Places Department of War; frontiers; Georgia; Southwestern territory; Philadelphia; towns and villages; Tellico; Tellico Block House; Nashville; Ellijoy; post; Tennessee River; Chickasaw land; Mero district; upper settlements; Fort Grainger; South West Point; Clinch; Knoxville; Cherokee land; Indian lands; South Carolina; Nicakegee; ;
Keywords trade; protection of the frontiers; offensive operations; scalp dance; transactions; post; trading house; garrison; goods; hostilities; ferry; article in writing; settlement; game; horses; Spanish paper; commission; certificate; ;
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