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Meeting with the Indians

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Source Name Image(s)
CollectionGeorgia Historical Society: #373-Benjamin Hawkins Papers view image
PublicationGrant, C.L., ed. Letters, Journals and Writings of Benjamin Hawkins, 1796-1801. Vol. 1. Savannah, GA: The Beehive Press, 1980. (no image)
Document Information
Date April 24, 1797
Author Name Benjamin Hawkins (primary) Location: Tellico
Recipient Name James McHenry (primary)
Summary The Indians have only just arrived. The Commissioners plan to meet them in the morning. Hawkins notes some of the concerns of the commissioners and asks for instructions.
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Related Persons/Groups James McHenry; Benjamin Hawkins; Indians; Infantry; lawless persons; General Winchester; ;
Related Places Tellico; Duck River; Cumberland; Tennessee; ;
Keywords misunderstanding; meeting; escort; insult; instructions; ;
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