Report from Hopewell

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CollectionGeorgia Historical Society: #373-Benjamin Hawkins Papers view image
CollectionPrinted Version only (no image)
PublicationGrant, C.L., ed. Letters, Journals and Writings of Benjamin Hawkins, 1796-1801. Vol. 1. Savannah, GA: The Beehive Press, 1980. (no image)
PublicationHawkins, Benjamin. Letters of Benjamin Hawkins, 1796-1806. Collections of the Georgia Historical Society, Vol. IX. Savannah, GA: Georgia Historical Society, 1916. (no image)
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Date November 22, 1796
Author Name Benjamin Hawkins (primary) Location: Hopewell on Keowee
Recipient Name James McHenry (primary)
Summary Hawkins reports on his plans for surveys to establish boundary lines between the Creeks, the Cherokees, and the United States. Reports on his plans for a tour through the towns of the upper Cherokee and the Creeks.
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Document Notes Cited in Hawkins to McHenry, 01/06/1797. Difficult to read.
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Related Persons/Groups James McHenry; Benjamin Hawkins; General Pickens; Indians; Creek; company of cavalry; traders; Cherokee; Dinsmore; Dinsmoor; Chickasaw; Choctaw; Rogers; Chisholm; Chiefs; President; ;
Related Places Hopewell on Keowee; Philadelphia; frontier; South Carolina; Hopewell; Keowee River; Currahee Mountains; boundary line; Creek nation; Tugalo; Oconee River; Cherokee line; North Carolin; Holston; Charleston; upper Cherokee; Tallapossa; mountains; ;
Keywords travel; treaty; boundary line; cane; provisions; station; pack horses; stores; furs; wagon loads; average price; appoint; grant papers; blanks; ;
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