Deposition by eleven inhabitants of Glynn County

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Date March 21, 1793
Author Name Inhabitants of Glynn County Georgia (primary) Location: Glynn County Georgia
Recipient Name W. Urquhart (primary) Location: Glynn County Georgia
Summary Extract from files of Ex Dept. William Urquhart. Inhabitants' report being robbed and plundered by Creek Indians, including cattle and horses. They say the Creek Indians have been treated kindly. Another extract comes from Mr Cooke to the Honorable Judge Houston dated at Williamsburg 21 March 1793 indicating that amount of cattle stolen around 2000.
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Related Persons/Groups William Urquhart; Creek Indians; Honorable Judge Houston; Mr Cooke;
Related Places Williamsburg; Creek Nation; Georgia; ;
Keywords cattle; horses; ;
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The Secretary of War }

Extract from a deposition by eleven Inhabitants of Glynn County dated 21st March 1793

"The Inhabitants of Glynn County have been robbed and plundered very considerably by the Creek Indians who are at this time in a state of actual hostility against said Inhabitants committing daily the most horrid robberies on them in so much that at this moment they conceive almost all the Cattle and horses of said County being a very great number to be in the possession of said Creek Indians."

"The Creek Indians have been treated kindly and hospitably by the Inhabitants of said Country, and in nowise injured by said Inhabitants." From the files of the Ex. Dep.t W. Urquhart S. E. D. 179

Extract of a Letter from Mr. Crooke to the Honorable Judge Houston, dated Williamsburg 21st March 1793

"The Settlers on this side the river are not rich, notwithstanding, the number of Cattle taken already, as far as we can ascertain in nearly two thousand head."

From the files of the Ex Dept

W Urquhart, S. E. D.