Reaction to Indian Talks

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Date May 7, 1799
Author Name David Henley (primary) Location: Knoxville
Recipient Name Double-head (primary)
Summary Praises division of Indians as wise in order to keep "bad people in order, and prevent their stealing of Horses." Praises improvement of Indians in growing cotton and corn, spinning and weaving. Desires to live in friendship and unite, white and Indian, to care for all wives and families. Observes the departure of Mr. Dinsmore, praised for his able rapport with the Indians and his fair reports of their situation. Requests future talks.
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Related Persons/Groups Doublehead; David Henley; bad people; white people; President; wives; children; Silas Dinsmore; Secretary of War; Cherokee; ;
Related Places Knoxville;
Keywords talk; horses; cotton; corn; spinning; weaving; land; councils; ;
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