Ownership of Negros

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CollectionNational Archives and Records Administration: Manning Collection, RG217 view image
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Date June 30, 1800
Author Name Zebulon M. Pike (primary) Location: Fort Pickering, Chickasaw Bluff
Recipient Name David Henley (primary) Location: Knoxville
Summary Request assistance in determining ownership of Negros who were taken prisoner after their master was killed and then owned by a Cherokee named White Man Killer. Pike will shortly leave for Natchez and does not know who will succeed him.
Document Format Autograph Letter Signed
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Related Persons/Groups David Henley; Zebulon Pike Jr; Negros; blacks; Cherokee; Indian Nation; Indians; King of Spain; John Pettigrew; White Man Killer; whites; ;
Related Places Knoxville; Fort Pickering, Chickasaw Bluff; Cherokee Nation; Cherokee Village; St. Francis River; Mussel Shoals; Musele Shoals; Natchez; ;
Keywords peace; imprisonment; cruelty; settlement; treaty; death sentence; demand; circumstances; capture; orders; ;
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