Causes of the Delay in the Chief's Arrival, Etc.

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Date October 22, 1797
Author Name Isaac Guion (primary) Location: Fort Adams, Chickasaw Bluffs
Recipient Name James McHenry (primary) Location: War Department
Summary Among other matters, Captain Guion discusses the delay of the chiefs in arriving at Fort Adams to receive their annuities. The delay is due to several causes including Piamingo's having to stay at home to defend his town against the Creek Indians who, it was reported, were planning an attack on the Chickasaws.
Document Format Autograph Letter Signed
Document Notes 9 letters and receipts included.
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Related Persons/Groups James McHenry; Isaac Guion; Mr. Knox; General James Wilkinson; Captain Hunter; Mr. Tolder; mountain leader; Chiefs; Creek Indias; Piamingo; Chickasaw; Wolfs friend; Spaniards; Indians; Colonel Charles Howard; Regiment of Louisiana; William Colbert; John Bean; Hunt; Elisha Winter; Kenneth Ferguson; House of Panton and Lesley; Governor Manuel Gayoso de Lemos; William Mizell; John Brown; Governor William Blount; ;
Related Places War Department; Fort Adams, Chickasaw Bluffs; Chickasaw nation; Knoxville; Pittsburgh; St, Louis; Orleans; Hopefield; Pensacola; North Carolina; South Carolina; Augusta; Savannah River; Horse Creek; ;
Keywords letters; annuities; attack; galleys; meeting; works; frippery; fevers; flag staff; buildings; flat boats; vouchers; receipt; bill; trade; store; rations; ;
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