Minutes from Creek Treaty

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Date 1790
Author Name Henry Knox (primary)
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Summary Document, Minutes for Creek treaty; discusses Indians and husbandry.
Document Format Copy of document
Document Notes Minutes written in the hand of Knox
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Related Persons/Groups Alexander McGillivray; Creek Indians; Henry Knox;
Related Places Cunahee Mountain; United States; ;
Keywords educate some of the Creek youth; agree to allow to each of the great medal chiefs hereafter named a commission, a great medal with proper ornaments; king Tallassee; Oakfuskies; Upper Creeks; Lower Creeks; Cussitahs and Cowetas; Semanolies; Micasukie; agents to civilize the indians; not in any degree concerned in trade or ownership of lands; full understanding to both parties; Creeks may be assisted in so desirable a purpose; persons as they may judge proper to act as interpreters; chiefs shall assemble for this purpose; [boundary line]; rank of Brigadier General and the pay of one thousand two hundred dollars per annum; use his highest exertions to endevor to cultivate the firmest friendship; bring the Creeks into a state of greater civilization by inducing them to become cultivators and herdsmen instead of hunters; cheerfully concur so laudable a design; make presents to the Creek nation of useful domestic animals and implements of husbandry; chief of the said nation shall also be constituted the representative of the US to the said nation; in order to effect a consolidation of interests between the United States and the Creek nations; hereby stipulated; ;
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