Arrival of Mr. Griffin and initiation of treaty talks

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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, Vol. IV, Indian Affairs. 38 Vols. Washington, DC: Gales and Seaton, 1832. (no image)
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Date September 23, 1789
Author Name Commissioners for Indian Affairs in Southern Department (primary) Location: Rock Landing
Recipient Name Alexander McGillivray (primary)
Summary Commissioners inform that Mr. Griffin arrived and the three are preparing communications for the next day. General Lincoln and General Pickens will attend this forenoon at the black drink. Indians wish to receive talks on west side of Oconee River. Commissioners agree in order to take away all cause of jealousy.
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Document Notes Enclosed in Lincoln, Griffin, and Humphreys [Report of the Commissioners for treating with the Southern Indians], 11/17/1789.
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Related Persons/Groups Alexander McGillivray; Commissioners for Indian Affairs in Southern Department; Benjamin Lincoln; Cyrus Griffin; D. Humphreys; Mr. Pickens; General Lincoln; General Pickens; ;
Related Places Rock Landing; Oconee River; Georgia; west side of Oconee River; ;
Keywords black drink; jealousy; Indian affairs; Indian talks; Report of the Commissioners for treating with the Southern Indians; ;
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