Letter from Major Henry Gaither to Secretary of War Henry Knox on the robbery and murder at Traders Hill St Marys

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Date April 19, 1793
Author Name Henry Gaither (primary) Location: Fort Fidius
Recipient Name Henry Knox (primary)
Summary Report, based on information from Bird King and Cussetah King, that Halfway House King and his warriors are determined to shed blood. Has informed militia officers; some have offered services and are scouting. Many fires on Indian side of Oconee. Will send spy for more information. Soldiers are healthy; received stores from Rocklanding.
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Document Notes 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 submitted 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 Knox; Timothy Barnard; Major Henry Gaither; Bird King; Cussetah King; Halfway House King; Georgia militia; friendly kings; ;
Related Places Fort Fidius; Oconee; Georgia; Philadelphia;
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