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Cowetas Not Responsible for the Murder

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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 28, 1792
Author Name James Durouzeaux (primary)
Recipient Name James Seagrove (primary)
Summary Durouzeaux informs Seagrove that the Cowetas were not responsible for the recent murder. General McGillivray has gone to New Orleans so the headmen of the Coweta and Cussetah will come to Rock Landing to talk peace with Seagrove.
Document Format Modern Printed Transcription of Letter/Document
Document Notes Enclosed in Seagrove to Knox, 06/14/1792.
Content Notes American State Papers, Indian Affairs; Enclosed in Seagrove to Knox 06/14/1792
Related Persons/Groups James Durouzeaux; James Seagrove; Cussetah king; Cherokees; John Galphin; Mad Dog; headmen of Coweta and Cussetah; General McGillivray; villains of Bowles' party; Mr. Panton; Spanish agent; Indians;
Related Places Cowetas; Cowetas; Rock Landing; New Orleans; Lower towns; ;
Keywords peace and friendship; Mr. Panton's property; your talks; their crops; this treaty; pipe of tobacco in friendship; horses;
Key Phrases I am desired by the honorable king of this, and the Cussetah king, to acquaint you that the two men you mentioned in your last being killed by the Cowetas, is not so. It was done by the Cherokees--

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