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Bowles' Capture Improves the Chance for Peace

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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 May 10, 1792
Author Name Timothy Barnard [Bernard] (primary) Location: Flint River
Recipient Name James Seagrove (primary)
Summary Timothy Barnard informs James Seagrove that with William Bowles captured by the Spanish, the subversive activities that had stirred up the lower Creeks should cease and improve the chances for peace.
Document Format Modern Printed Transcription of Letter/Document
Document Notes Enclosed in Seagrove to Knox, 05/24/1792.
Content Notes American State Papers, Indian Affairs Enclosed in Seagrove to Knox, 05/24/1792
Related Persons/Groups James Seagrove; Timothy Barnard; Jack Kinnard; Cussetah people; Cussetah King; Mr. McGillivray; White Bird King; those rascals that had joined [William] Bowles; Creek Nation; Lower Creeks; Cowetas; Spaniards; Willibanks; Indians; Panton and Leslie;
Related Places Flint River; Rock Landing; Buzzard Roost; Orleans; ;
Keywords villainous piece of business; treaty; [boundary] line; goods; maneuver of the Spaniards; violations on their territories; two thousand pounds [currency]; ;
Key Phrases I have done everything in my power to convince the Indians that Bowles is leading them to their ruin, which he has heard, and threatens my life.

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