Talk of the Commissioners of the United States to the Creek Nation

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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)
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Date April 20, 1789
Author Name Commissioners for Indian Affairs in Southern Department
Recipient Name Creeks' Correspondent
Summary Pickens and Osborne invite Creek Headmen to treaty talks on bank of Oconee River at the Rock Landing. Location changed from previous year to accommodate Creek wishes. The United States is now governed by a President, who is like the old King over the great water. He commands all the warriors of the thirteen fires. He will be the Creeks' father and the Creeks will be his children. George Galphin will carry the talk.
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Related Persons/Groups Commissioners for Indian Affairs in the Southern Department; Benjamin Lincoln; Cyrus Griffin; David Humphreys; Andrew Pickens; H. Osbourne; Creek Headmen; warriors of the Thirteen Fires; 13 States; George Galphin; interpreter; commissioners; President Washington; king; Creek's father; children; ;
Related Places Oconee River; Rock Landing; Georgia; ;
Keywords talk; treaty talks; ;
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