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Destruction of Cherokee towns by Servier, from State of Franklin [North Carolina]

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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 August 5, 1788
Author Name Richard Winn (primary) Location: Winnsborough
Recipient Name Henry Knox (primary)
Summary A party from North Carolina, called Franklin State, with Sevier at the head, came over and destroyed several of their towns, killing nearly 30 Indians. Overhills seem determined for war. Winn wishes to bring the Cherokee situation before Congress.
Document Format Modern Printed Transcription of Letter/Document
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Related Persons/Groups Henry Knox; Richard Winn; Sevier; party; Indians; Overhills; Cherokee; Congress; John Sevier; ;
Related Places Franklin State; North Carolina; Winnsborough; Cherokee towns; ;
Keywords Indian relations; Indian affairs; Indian killing; ;
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