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McGillivray's influence; war on Georgia; Creek-Cherokee alliance

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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 December 8, 1788
Author Name Richard Winn (primary) Location: Winnsborough
Recipient Name Henry Knox (primary)
Summary Winn encloses and discusses McGillivray's letter and suggests that if the Indians don't come to the treaty, they mean war; will come down in great force on Georgia. Reports that a fort between the French Broad and Holston Rivers has been attacked and taken by Cherokees and Creeks. Ten were killed and thirty taken prisoner. War goes on between North Carolina and Cherokees. Believes that Alexander McGillivray is trying to unite the Creeks and Cherokees.
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Related Persons/Groups Henry Knox; Richard Winn; Alexander McGillivray; Creeks; Cherokees; prisoner; killed; Indians; ;
Related Places Fort; French Broad River; Holston River; North Carolina; Winnsborough;
Keywords Indian affairs; Indian relations; Creek-Cherokee alliance; war; treaty; ;
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