Appointment to examine settlements over Indian lands and threats by settlers

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Date February 10, 1797
Author Name James McHenry (primary) Location: War Office
Recipient Name Colonel C. Gordon (primary)
Summary List of inquiries to be made to ascertain the hostility of settlers. Gordon reports that the people over the lines of the Indian lands have given some serious threats against the government and seem disposed to make some resistance in defense of their lands.
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Related Persons/Groups Gordon; James McHenry; Indians; settlers; Secretary of War; ;
Related Places War Office; Indian territories; Tennessee; Clinch River; boundaries; ;
Keywords resistance; arms; weapons; defense; block house; fortification; ;
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