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His Warriors are Determined to Spill Human Blood

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Date April 19, 1793
Author Name Henry Gaither (primary) Location: Fort Fidius
Recipient Name Henry Knox (primary)
Summary Gaither has been informed that the Half Way king and his warriors are determined to spill human blood so he has warned the militia officers of their dangerous situation so that they can be on guard.
Document Format Modern Printed Transcription of Letter/Document
Document Notes Cited in Knox to Gaither, 06/10/1793, and Gaither to Knox, 05/06/1793.
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Related Persons/Groups Henry Knox; Henry Gaither; Bird king; Cussetah king; Half Way king; warriors; militia officers; scout; friendly kings; spy; soldiers; ;
Related Places Fort Fidius; Indian side of the Oconee; Rock Landing; ;
Keywords human blood; dangerous situations; river; fires; stores; ;
Key Phrases There are many fires now on view on the Indian side of the Oconee. I mean this night to send a spy for information.

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