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Establishment of a Post on Bear Creek

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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)
Document Information
Date July 30, 1791
Author Name Alexander McGillivray (primary) Location: Little Tallassee
Recipient Name Henry Knox (primary)
Summary McGillivray warns that the establishment of a post on Bear Creek would antagonize the Indians since they would see it as the start of many ew settlements by the Georgia company.
Document Format Modern Printed Transcription of Letter/Document
Document Notes Neither author nor recipient is shown. Enclosed in Blount to Knox, 01/14/1793.
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Related Persons/Groups Henry Knox; Alexander McGillivray; Captain Heth; Little Turkey; young Thompson; ;
Related Places Little Tallassee; town of Estanaula; post on Bear Creek; discontent to the Indians; intended settlements; [Yazoo Company]; ;
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