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Letter from Governor of Georgia Edward Telfair to Major Henry Gaither regarding use of militia in response to recent outrages by whites and Indians

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CollectionNational Archives and Records Administration: 3d Cong, House, Sec War Confidential Rep, RG233 view image
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Date March 4, 1793
Author Name Governor Edward Telfair (primary) Location: State House, Augusta
Recipient Name Henry Gaither (primary)
Summary From Georgia State House 4 August, 1793. Governor Telfair cites recent outrages by whites and Indians as requiring a request for protection by available militia. Telfair inquires to Major Gaither on the status, location and numbers of militia forces. Requests that ten foot militia under command of a sergeant be stationed at Norris Station, Bush's Station, Hillhouse's Iron Works, and at a station between Fort Matthews and Greensborough as a temporary measure until further communication from President of United States [Washington], which Telfair expects shortly
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Document Notes Enclosed in Gaither to Knox, 04/07/1793.This document is enclosed in a statement relative to the South Western frontiers, as connected with the state of Georgia and Creek Indians, the south Western territory of the United States and the Cherokees suybmitted to the House of Representatives on December 4, 1793. This document is an integral part of [Public Reports] and other communications of the Secretary of War, 12/99/1793.
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Related Persons/Groups Henry Gaither; Edward Telfair; Governor of Georgia; Major Gaither; Georgia militia; Creek Indians; President United States; George Washington; militia; foot militia; Norris Station; Bush's Station; Hillhouse's Iron Works; station between Fort Matthews and Greensborough Georgia; ;
Related Places State House, Augusta; Georgia State House; ;
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