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Stopping the Further Effusion of Blood

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PublicationHays, J.E., ed. Indian Treaties Cessions of Land in Georgia 1705-1837. Atlanta: Georgia Department of Archives and History, 1941. (no image)
Document Information
Date May 18, 1792
Author Name James Seagrove (primary) Location: Rock Landing
Recipient Name [not available]
Summary A talk delivered by James Seagrove, Commissioner of Indian Affairs, to the Kings, chiefs, and warriors at Rock Landing in which he exhorts the chiefs to stop the bloodshed, surrender their prisoners, and preserve the peace.
Document Format Modern Printed Transcription of Letter/Document
Document Notes Cited in Seagrove to Telfair, 05/21/1792.
Content Notes Georgia Indian Treaties 1705-1837
Related Persons/Groups James Seagrove; your good friend, the President [Washington]; prisoners in your land; people of your towns; General McGillivray; runners from your nation;
Related Places Rock Landing;
Keywords your different talks; your lands; effusion of blood; peace and good neighborhood; internal affairs of your towns; letter from your nation; general meeting of your nation; presents; good order in your nation; my place of residence; ;
Key Phrases It gives me singular satisfaction to find that it is your determination to put an end to the confusion which, for some time, hath pervaded your lands; that you will stop the further effusion of blood by your people,...

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