Regarding Treaty of New York between Creeks and United States

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PublicationLowrie, Walter and St. Clair Clarke, Matthew, eds. American State Papers: Documents, Legislative and Executive, of the Congress of the United States, Vol. IV, Indian Affairs. 38 Vols. Washington, DC: Gales and Seaton, 1832. (no image)
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Date August 20, 1790
Author Name Henry Knox (primary) Location: War Office
Recipient Name Governor Edward Telfair (primary)
Summary President Washington transmits copy of Treaty of New York to Georgia Governor. Asks for faithful execution of the Treaty by both parties. Discusses that land claimed by Georgia was never clearly established. Discusses Treaty of Galphinton and land lying eastward of the forks of Oconee and Oakmulgee to St. Mary's River and between the temporary line and the old line from the Altamaha to the St Mary's River. President Washington believes that people of Georgia will have a zealous concurrence in the execution of Treaty.
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Related Persons/Groups Edward Telfair; Henry Knox; George Washington; Indians; Indian Nation; governor; chiefs; Creek; ;
Related Places War Office; New York; Georgia; frontier; territory; Indian land; Oconee; Oakmulgee; St. Mary's; river; Altamaha; boundary; ;
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