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Report of Indian Attack

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CollectionNational Archives and Records Administration: 1st Cong, House, Sec War Reports, RG233 view image
Document Information
Date May 12, 1790
Author Name John Caldwell (primary) Location: Jefferson County
Recipient Name Harry Innes (primary)
Summary Miles Hart's house was attacked, several members of the family were killed or taken prisoner.
Document Format Document Signed
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Related Persons/Groups Harry Innes; Jolin Caldwell; Indians; Indian Nation; Miles Hart; ;
Related Places Jefferson County; frontier; territory; Valley Creek; ;
Keywords prisoner; attack; murder; house attacked; murder of family; prisoners; killed; Indian relations; Indian attack; ;
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jefferson County
may 12 1790
Jolin Caldwell
Judge Innes
"One Tuesday morning about eleven Indians attacked the house of Miles Hart on valley Creek a fork of (undecipherable) (undecipherable) and killed Heart and one of his children, and his wife and two more which includes the whole family were made prisoners"