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Dispositions of the Cherokees and Creeks

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PublicationCarter, Clarence Edwin, ed. The Territorial Papers of the United States. Volume 4, The Territory South of the River Ohio, 1790 - 1796. 26 Vols. Washington, DC: US Government Printing Office, 1934. (no image)
Document Information
Date March 28, 1793
Author Name William Blount (primary) Location: Knoxville
Recipient Name Henry Knox (primary)
Summary Mr. McKee has not been able to convince the Cherokee chiefs to come to Philadelphia nor was he able to obtain assurances of the peaceful disposition of the young Cherokee warriors. His report will demonstrate, however, the hostile intentions of the Creeks toward the Cumberland settlers.
Document Format Modern Printed Transcription of Letter/Document
Document Notes Cited in Knox to Blount, 05/14/1793.
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Related Persons/Groups Henry Knox; William Blount; Chiefs of the War Party of the Cherokees; Cumberland settlers; Mr. McKee; ;
Related Places Knoxville; Philadelphia; Wills-town; Cumberland settlements; ;
Keywords peaceful disposition of the young warriors; hostile disposition of the Creeks; ;
Key Phrases {McKee's] report will be a very full one upon the present appearances among the Cherokees and will afford proof of the hostile disposition of the Creeks toward the Cumberland settlers,...

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