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Warning Against Creeks and Shawnee

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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 30, 1792
Author Name Kenotetah (primary)
Recipient Name William Blount (primary)
Summary Notified Blount that there were Indians poised to attack. Kenoteta offered supplies to U.S. if they pass through his territory. Talahuske says he abandoned his war talks, now seeks peace but Kenoteta believed he was lying and advised Blount against any sense of security.
Document Format Printed Document
Document Notes Enclosed in Blount to Knox, 10/07/1792.
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Related Persons/Groups William Blount; Kenotetah; rising Fawn; Cherokee; Indians; Indian Nation; head-man; chief; Creeks; Talahuske; interpreter; agent; John Christian; the Tail; the Bench; Sevier; Shawnee; ;
Related Places Hiwassee; Tennessee; Big river; Knoxville; lower towns; Indian land; frontier; territory; Will's town; settlement; ;
Keywords treaty of Hopewell; goods; blankets; strouds; shrouds; supplies; ;
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