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Knox's questions to Tallisee King regarding the Treaty at Galphinton

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CollectionPierpont Morgan Library: Henry Knox Papers view image
Document Information
Date August 6, 1790
Author Name Henry Knox (primary)
Recipient Name Tallisee King (primary)
Summary Document, Questions to the Tallisee King.
Document Format Document, type undetermined
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Related Persons/Groups Richard Bayley; John Francis; Joseph Cornell; Stephen Sullivan; Governor Houston; McGillivray; ;
Related Places Oconee River; head of St. Mary's River; Oukimissee River; ;
Keywords put to death; protest was sent; Shoulder Bone Treaty; had the Georgians any warrens there; great many but they would not suffer us to go into their camp; threats or menaces; asked for the lands when we told them we would not give them up; demanded some lives; took some hostages unitll we should do it; much debate upon that question; others never did consent to that; destroy the paper; confirmed by the Swagole King who was present but would not sign; had you a right to cede the land; lands belonged to the whole body of the nationwhatever they should decide on the next general meeting must be the answer of the nation; Oconee cessions; papers were signed; common Indians from those others; without any authority; did you and the others in behalf of the Creek Nation cede all the lands to the eastward of a line to be drawn; ;
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