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Recent Injuries from the Creek Indians

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CollectionGeorgia Department of Archives and History: State of GA, Executive Minutes view image
Document Information
Date September 23, 1796
Author Name Jared Irwin (primary) Location: State House, Louisville
Recipient Name James McHenry (primary) Location: Philadelphia
Summary Governor Irwin reports on the disquietude felt by his citizens in consequence of the recent injuries from the Creek Indians. Neither the punishment of those responsible for the murder of Indians nor the invitation to attend a treaty has allayed their thirst for predatory operations.
Document Format Copy of Signed Document
Document Notes Cited in McHenry to the Governor of Georgia, 10/24/1796.
Content Notes [not available]
Related Persons/Groups James McHenry; Jared Irwin; Commissioners; Mr. Lamar; Governor Matthews; militia troops; troop of horse; the President; Creek Indians; ;
Related Places Philadelphia; State House, Louisville; southwestern frontier; Oconee River; ;
Keywords indignation of all classes of our fellow citizens; aggression; violence; peace; war; household furniture; General Government; pay for the milita; murder; treaty; ;
Key Phrases It is not just neither can it be expected that our citizens will remain quiet whilst the Indians are depriving them of everything they hold dear.

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