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Changing Attitudes of Indian Chiefs, Possibility of War

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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 26, 1792
Author Name William Blount (primary)
Recipient Name Henry Knox (primary)
Summary Enclosed information on J. Deraque and R. Finnelson given under oath witnessed by R. Hays, justice of the peace. Also discussed change in attitude of Indian chiefs and how to obtain men for service in military. Believed Gen. Pickens a good choice for officer to command troops against Indians.
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Document Notes Cited in Knox to Blount, 11/26/1792, and Blount to Knox, 10/07/1792.
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Related Persons/Groups Henry Knox; William Blount; Joseph Deraque; Robert Hays; justice of the peace; Richard Finnelson; Baron de Carondelet; governor; chiefs; Indians; Indian Nation; southern Indians; militia; Pickens; ;
Related Places Knoxville; Tennessee; frontier; territory; Davidson; county; Miro; district; Louisiana; Virginia; District of Washington; Salisbury; Morgan; North Carolina; South Carolina; ;
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