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Extract of letter from General Twiggs with additional reason why troops did not proceed during expedition against Creeks at Oakmulgee

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Date June 13, 1793
Author Name General John Twiggs (primary) Location: Georgia
Recipient Name Governor Edward Telfair Location: State House, Augusta Georgia
Summary From the files of Executive, William Urquhart and presumably addressed to Governor Telfair, Twiggs notes an additional reason why his troops did not proceed on in the expedition against Creeks at Oakmulgee. Notes that in addition to lack of provisions, he foresaw the likelihood that troops would have killed some of Cusseta nation hunting in small parties. This would have united friendly towns against his forces and produced evil consequences
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Related Persons/Groups General Twiggs; William Urquhart; Governor Telfair; Creeks; troops; Cusseta nation; Georgia militia; ;
Related Places Oakmulgee; Cusseta nation; Georgia; Augusta Georgia; Oconee River; ;
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