Letter from Colonel Melton, Green County, to Georgia Governor Telfair reporting on operations against Creek Nation

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Date September 26, 1793
Author Name Lieutenant Colonel William Melton Location: Greene County Georgia
Recipient Name Governor Edward Telfair Location: Augusta Georgia
Summary From Executive files of W. Urquhart, a report from Green County, Lieutenant Colonel Melton of 1st Regiment, Green County, reports that he has burned huts in Creek town, killed Warriors, and taken prisoners. Asks that prisoners be moved away from frontier people for their own safety. In need of arms and ammunition; frontier may be evacuated if no resupply.
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Related Persons/Groups Lieutenant Colonel William Melton1st Regiment, Green County; Creek Nation; Warriors; Creek prisoners; W. Urquhart; Brigadier General Jared Irwin; ;
Related Places Creek Nation; Green County Georgia; Augusta Georgia; Georgia frontier; Greensborough Georgia; ;
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