Report on conferences with Cherokees and his boundary surveys

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CollectionGeorgia Historical Society: #373-Benjamin Hawkins Papers view image
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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 May 4, 1797
Author Name Benjamin Hawkins (primary) Location: Knoxville
Recipient Name James McHenry (primary)
Summary Hawkins reports on his conference with the Indians at Tellico, his plans to lay out small towns and trading posts at the sites of new military posts in the region, his surveys of boundary lands, his impressions of the Cherokees met in council, and discusses placing some Indians in the pay of the U. S. to assist in relations with the Indian chiefs .
Document Format Autograph Letter
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Related Persons/Groups James McHenry; Benjamin Hawkins; Cherokees; Creeks; Choctaws; chiefs; ;
Related Places Knoxville; Tellico; ;
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