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Agents of Georgia Refuse to Sell Lands

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CollectionUniversity of Georgia Libraries: Telamon Cuyler Collection view image
Document Information
Date August 23, 1796
Author Name James McHenry (primary) Location: War Office
Recipient Name Jared Irwin (primary)
Summary The agents of the State of Georgia appointed to attend the meetings with the representatives of the Creek Nation have refused to sell any of their lands. The President is surprised that the agents have failed to support measures intended to inspire the Indians in the fairness of the intended negotiations.
Document Format Letter Signed
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Related Persons/Groups James McHenry, Secretary of War; Jared Irwin; Governor of Georgia; President; Agents; Creek Nation; Creek; Indians; Commissioners of the United States; militia; corps of cavalry; corps of infantry; ;
Related Places War Office; Georgia; Coleraine; frontiers; ;
Keywords refusal; conference; regulations; purchase; land; negotiation; treaty; military posts; trading posts; boundary line; disposition to peace; tranquility; blessing of peace; muster rolls; pay rolls; discharged; ;
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