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Treaty of Peace, Amity, and Commerce

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Source Name Image(s)
CollectionGeorgia Historical Society: #759 William Bacon Stevens Papers view image
CollectionLibrary of Congress: Digges-L'Enfant-Morgan view image
Document Information
Date November 3, 1786
Author Name Treaty (primary)
Recipient Name [not available]
Summary Articles of a treaty between the State of Georgia and the "Kings, Head Men, and Warriors" of the Creek Nation. Terms include retribution for the murder of some white settlers, return of property by the Creeks, protection of Creek land, and a system to deal with violations of law. To ensure the treaty, five Creek will stay with the Commissioners.
Document Format Document
Document Notes Indian Treaty between the Creek Indians and Georgia
Content Notes [not available]
Related Persons/Groups Creek Indians; Georgia Commissioners; Kings, Head Men, and Warriors; Creek Nation; Governor of the Commissioners; Negroes; prisoners or slaves; neighboring tribes; white persons; merchants or traders; Cheucoleemico; Cowhatees; Cucheemico Cusseta; Luckawakee; Small Locks; Broken Arrow; Anataliche; Suaglos; ;
Related Places Georgia; Oconee River; Galphinton; Augusta; ;
Keywords treaty; conditions; acts of hostility; violation; friendship and harmony; articles; commerce; murder; put to death; horses; cattle; property; lands reserved for the Indians; hunting grounds; punishment; retaliation; robbery or murder or other capital crime; justice; laws of the state; trade; boundary lines; special license; clothing; ;
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