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Details on the Wounding of Peaceful Creek Indians

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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)
Document Information
Date July 4, 1798
Author Name Benjamin Hawkins (primary) Location: Fort Wilkinson
Recipient Name James McHenry (primary)
Summary Creek Indians injured by residents of Oconee, Hawkins provided monetary compensation in order to preserve peace, but civil magistrates doubt they can bring the offenders to justice.
Document Format Modern Printed Transcription of Letter/Document
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Related Persons/Groups James McHenry; Benjamin Hawkins; Creeks; Indians; civil magistrates; district judge; chief; Colonel; Thomas Lamar; Van Allen; citizens; Coweta; ;
Related Places Fort Wilkinson; Chattahoochee; Oconee; Florida; boundary; Indian land; frontier; territory; Coweta; boundary; border; ;
Keywords compensation; money; ;
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