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Letter to Governor Blount from Cherokee Chiefs

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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 September 15, 1792
Author Name Chief Breath (primary) Location: Lookout Mountain
Recipient Name William Blount (primary)
Summary Chief Breath writes the Governor of the Southwest Territory, William Blount. Makes reference to a letter sent to Bloody Fellow. Insists that the chiefs making efforts to stop the young from going to war. Mentions Little Turkey. References the Creeks, who carried powder and lead.
Document Format Copy of document
Document Notes Enclosed in Blount to Knox, 10/07/1792. Partially illegible.
Content Notes [not available]
Related Persons/Groups William Blount; Colonel Robertson; General Pickens; John Sevier; Tagulo; John Stagg; Bogs; Indians; Creek Nation; Cherokees; Creeks; chiefs; warriors; Little Turkey;
Related Places Lookout Mountain; Southwest Territory; Tagulo;
Keywords powder; lead; war; peace;
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