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Killing and Scalping of William Pugh

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CollectionNational Archives and Records Administration: 3d Cong, House, Sec War Documents, RG233 view image
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Document Information
Date April 29, 1793
Author Name Benjamin Harrison (primary) Location: Washington County
Recipient Name W. Urquhart (primary)
Summary Extracts from the deposition of Benjamin Harrison and Francis Pugh, of Washington County. Describes the killing and scalping of William, the son of Colonel William Pugh, and the taking of Dick, a negro.
Document Format Extract
Document Notes Enclosed in Telfair to Knox, 04/29/1793.This journal is enclosed in a statement relative to the South Western frontiers, as connected with the state of Georgia and the 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 at War, 12/99/1793.
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Related Persons/Groups Benjamin Harrison; William Pugh; Colonel Pugh; Dick a negro man; ;
Related Places Washington County; Franklin County; ;
Keywords scalp; deposition; shot and killed; ;
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