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

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Date August 6, 1790
Author Name Henry Knox (primary)
Recipient Name Tallisee King (primary)
Summary Document, Questions to the Tallisee King.
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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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