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Talk of the Fat King to His Honor Governor Mathews of Georgia and his Council

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PublicationLowrie, Walter and St. Clair Clarke, Matthew, eds. American State Papers: Documents, Legislative and Executive, of the Congress of the United States. 38 Vols. Washington, DC: Gales and Seaton, 1832. (no image)
Document Information
Date July 27, 1787
Author Name Fat King Location: Cussetahs
Recipient Name George Mathews (primary)
Summary Have seen the talk sent by commissary Mr. Barnard. It is the whites who have forgot the talks at Shoulderbone, not the Creeks. Laments the hasty revenges taking place. Cannot be accountable for measures of Upper Towns; they can answer for themselves. Refer to promise made to southern Indian superintendent Mr. White. Make demands for satisfaction, life for life; and equal number for twelve people destroyed by whites.
Document Format Modern Printed Transcription of Letter/Document
Document Notes American State Papers, Indian Affairs vol 1, p 33.
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Related Persons/Groups Fat King; Mr Galphin; Alexander McGillivray; Lower Creeks; Barnard; Upper Creek; Mr. White; ;
Related Places Cussetahs; Shoulderbone; Upper towns; ;
Keywords talks; immediate satisfaction; murder; ;
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