Love and Attachment to the Creek Nation

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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 February 17, 1792
Author Name Henry Knox (primary)
Recipient Name Creek Nation of Indians (primary)
Summary Knox sends a message to the Creeks to reaffirm the friendship of President Washington for the southern Indians and to warn them of the subversive activies of William Bowles.
Document Format Modern Printed Transcription of Letter/Document
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Content Notes American State Papers, Indians Affairs
Related Persons/Groups Henry Knox; Your father, General Washington, the Great Chief of the United States; Creek nation; Chinnabie; the other chiefs who accompanied your beloved chief, General Alexander McGillivray, to New York; [William] Bowles; Cherokees;
Related Places New York;
Keywords evidence of his love and attachment to the Creek nation; bond of union between the United States and your nation; disturbances in your nation; imposter; great white belt; perpetual remembrance of our friendship; great joy and satisfaction;
Key Phrases Your father, General Washington, the Great Chief of the United States, has directed me to this talk to you; receive it therefore with gladness, as an evidence of his love and attachment to the Creek nation.
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