Consideration of Creek Indians' Refusal to Allow Running of Line Between U.S. & Spanish Florida

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Date July 22, 1799
Author Name James McHenry (primary) Location: War Department
Recipient Name John Adams (primary)
Summary Quotes a recent letter from General Pinckney reporting that the Creek Indians are reneging on their promise in the Treaty of Coleraine to allow the running of the boundary line between the U.S. and Spanish Florida. Pinckney believes the commotion among the Indians to be the work of a French officer in the Spanish service. Discusses the possibility of altercations with the Creeks. Forwards additional correspondence from Pinckney, believing that his preparations are proper, but will probably not be necessary.
Document Format Autograph Letter Signed
Document Notes The second collection partially duplicates the first.
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Related Persons/Groups John Adams; James McHenry; Major General Pinckney; Seagrove; Creek; Indians; Indian Chiefs; French Officer; Colonel Benjamin Hawkins; ;
Related Places War Department; United States; Floridas; Georgia; frontier; ;
Keywords running of the line; Treaty of Colerain; talk; newspaper; trading; ;
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