Negotiations Between Hawkins and the Creeks

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Source Name Image(s)
CollectionIndependence National Historical Park: Benjamin Hawkins Letterbook (no image)
Document Information
Date April 15, 1799
Author Name Benjamin Hawkins (primary)
Recipient Name James McHenry (primary)
Summary Hawkins outlines the negotiations between Hawkins and the Creeks. Hawkins proposes that the chiefs elect two representative chiefs and ten hunters and guides for each to accompany Hawkins to Pensacola. The Indians are unsure of the plan, but agree to cooperate if a certain chief agrees with the plan. Believes that at this point they are sufficiently informed of the state of things, and that they must bring their complaints to the national council, in order to get justice.
Document Format Author's Letterbook Copy, in hand of author
Document Notes Images in PWD files.
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Related Persons/Groups Benjamin Hawkins; James McHenry; Mr. Ellicott; ;
Related Places Pensacola; Cowetuh Tallauhassee; Georgia; ;
Keywords hunting; powder; national council; mutiny; ;
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