Message to Creek Indian Chiefs

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Date August 7, 1791
Author Name Henry Knox (primary)
Recipient Name Creek Chiefs (primary)
Summary Secretary Knox offers protection for the Creek Nation by United States if the Creeks will not hold treaties with other states or Indian Nations. Negotiates release of prisoners and Negros under Creek confines.
Document Format Document Signed
Document Notes Document contains conflicting dates: 1790 and 1791
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Related Persons/Groups Henry Knox; Creeks; Seminoles; Alexander McGilivray; Indians; Negroes; Negro; prisoners; slaves; Chiefs; Warriors; Governor of Georgia; Little Tallissee; Big Tallissee; Alabama; ;
Related Places Creek Nation; United States; river; mountains; Oconee River; Georgia; Currahee Mountain; ;
Keywords boundary; game; robbery, murder, or other capital crime; ;
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