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Information given by Red Bird, a Cherokee, respecting his nation

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Date September 15, 1792
Author Name Red Bird (primary)
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Summary Recounts Cockran's encounter with hostile Indians, their decision to go to war, and J. Watts acquisition of arms and ammunition. Countered claim that the Glass and Bloody Fellow and John Watts stopped the war party, it was in fact Unanecata who stopped the hostile warriors. Red Bird would inform Maj. Craig if the war party intended on moving against the U.S. after corn was harvested. Note by outside writer: Red Bird considered a "great enemy to the white people and is as likely to be in the coucils of those who machinate mischief."
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Document Notes Enclosed in Blount to Knox, 09/15/1792.
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Related Persons/Groups Red Bird; Cherokee; Shawnee; Craig; Cockran; John Watts; Creek; Indians; Indian Nation; the Glass; Bloody Fellow; Unanecata; ;
Related Places town; frontier; territory; Nickajack; Running Water; Holston; Holstein; Pensacola; upper towns; five lower towns; Tennessee; Nive; junction; Knoxville; ;
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