Adherence to the Terms of the Treaty of New York

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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 May 21, 1792
Author Name James Seagrove (primary) Location: Rock Landing
Recipient Name Governor Edward Telfair (primary)
Summary Seagrove informs Governor Telfair that, after a meeting with the Creek headmen, the tense situation with the Creeks appears to have been resolved on the condition that the terms of the Treaty of New York are met by the United States. The Creeks have been unjustly charged with the murders of a Mr. Yarborough and his son.
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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 Edward Telfair; James Seagrove; kings, chiefs, and warriors of the Creek nation; General McGillivray; Mr. Yarborough and his son; party of Cowetas; Indian; whites; Cussetah chiefs;
Related Places Rock Landing, on the Oconee; their [Creeks'] frontier;
Keywords state of public affairs; internal feuds in their nation; general meeting; treaty made at New York; outrage being committed by the people of their nation; land; peace of the United States or the Creek nation; perturbed state of his nation; internal matters; peace; their present temper toward us; satisfaction; investigation; alarming accounts; Creeks' pacific disposition;
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