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The Spanish Have Seized Bowles

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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 March 25, 1792
Author Name Alexander McGillivray (primary) Location: Little Tallassee
Recipient Name James Seagrove (primary)
Summary An extract in which McGillivray [M'Gillivray] tells James Seagrove that, since William Bowles has been captured by the Spanish, he is free now to meet him at Rock Landing
Document Format Extract
Document Notes Enclosed in Seagrove to Knox, 04/21/1792.
Content Notes American State Papers, Indian Affairs Extract enclosed in Seagrove to Knox 04/21/1792.
Related Persons/Groups James Seagrove; Alexander McGillivray; Randall; Akins; that vagabond [William] Bowles; Cowetas; Cussetahs; Spanish commandant; prisoner; Cornel; chiefs of those two rivers; ;
Related Places Little Tallassee [Tallahassee]; Tensa; Pensacola; Mobile; St Marks; Rock Landing; lower towns;
Keywords extreme bad weather; the road; attack of the rheumatism; my indisposition; ;
Key Phrases My indisposition prevented me from going in person after that vagabond Bowles; however, I sent party accordingly set out for that purpose, but before they reached St. Marks, I am informed that the Spanish commandant seized him as a prisoner.

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