Letter from Bird King Cussetas King to Major Gaither on trouble caused by Halfway King

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Date April 13, 1793
Author Name Bird King Cussetas King (primary)
Recipient Name Henry Gaither (primary)
Summary Bird King has heard that Halfway King is causing trouble. Says it is not wish of Creek nation be at war; it is only one town, the Halfway House King and obstinate mad persons who will not listen. Says he abides by talks from Major Seagrove. Expects matters to be settled when he arrives. Says it is a pity United States should suffer because of a party of bad people. Advises to guard against bloodshed; those that do mischief, he asks Gaither to punish as he sees fit. Cussetah people are friends. His town and other towns sit still awaiting talks of Major Seagrove. The one bad town has brought the trouble.
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Document Notes Enclosed in Gaither to Knox, 04/19/1793.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; Bird King; Halfway House King; Major James Seagrove; ;
Related Places Cussetahs; United States; ;
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