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Indian Attacks

Sources & Images
Source Name Image(s)
CollectionNational Archives and Records Administration: 1st Cong, House, Sec War Reports, RG233 view image
CollectionPrinted Version only (no image)
PublicationLowrie, Walter and St. Clair Clarke, Matthew, eds. American State Papers: Documents, Legislative and Executive, of the Congress of the United States. 38 Vols. Washington, DC: Gales and Seaton, 1832. (no image)
Document Information
Date May 13, 1790
Author Name Harry Innes (primary) Location: Danville
Recipient Name Henry Knox (primary)
Summary Murder of several whites and Negros in Jefferson County by Indians related; many instances in numerous accounts that have occurred on the frontier.
Document Format Document Signed
Document Notes Cited in Innes to Knox, 07/07/1790.
Content Notes [not available]
Related Persons/Groups Henry Knox; Judge Harry Innes; Indians; Indian Nation; savages; John Brown; whites; Negros; girls; woman; prisoner; ;
Related Places Danville; Jefferson County; frontier; territory; ;
Keywords killed; ;
Key Phrases [not available]

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May 13th 1790
Judge Innes to
the Secy of War
That you may have an idea of our unhappy Situation, I beg leave to refer you to a Letter I wrote on the 20th ultimo to the [undecipherable] John Browne, since which the Indians have killed two white men and two negroes in Jefferson County--in [undecipherable] two Girls--Scalped one woman, and made one other woman prisoner--