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Incarceration of Bowles in New Orleans

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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 April 8, 1792
Author Name Alexander McGillivray (primary) Location: Little Tallassee
Recipient Name James Seagrove (primary)
Summary McGillivray [M'Gillivray] describes for James Seagrove the capture by the Spanish of William Bowles and Bowles' subsequent incarceration in New Orleans.
Document Format Modern Printed Transcription of Letter/Document
Document Notes Extract enclosed in Seagrove to Knox, 04/21/1792. Cited in Seagrove to McGillivray, 05/21/1792.
Content Notes American State Papers, Indian Affairs Extract enclosed in Seagrove to Knox ,04/21/1792 Cited in Seagrove to McGillivray, 05/21/1792
Related Persons/Groups James Seagrove; Alexander McGillivray; Mr. Bryant; Jamy Randall; [William] Bowles; Spaniards; Panton; Captain Forrest; Spanish guard; prisoner; Governor Baron Carondelet; Akins; Bowles' partisans; violent fellows; vagabonds; Englishmen; Americans; Mr. Langley Bryant; Secretary of War;
Related Places Little Tallassee [Tallahassee]; New Orleans; Havanna; Rock Landing;
Keywords Dispatch by Mr. Bryant; exceedingly high waters; mild weather; rheumatism; horse; rivers; Panton's ship; invitation to dine on board; armed vessel; Akins return; British cause in the late war; outrages; Secretary's dispatch;
Key Phrases Bowles is ere now securely lodged in New Orleans; he was taken by stragem at last.

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