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Letter from Major Henry Gaither to Secretary of War Henry Knox on Indian theft and murder

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CollectionNational Archives and Records Administration: 3d Cong, House, Sec War Confidential Rep, RG233 view image
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Document Information
Date May 6, 1793
Author Name Henry Gaither (primary) Location: fort Fidius
Recipient Name Henry Knox (primary)
Summary Major Gaither reports from Fort Fidius that white inhabitants are alarmed by Indians; gives account of stolen horses and murder of a family of six and the son of Mr Pere. Is receiving requests by inhabitants to call out the militia.
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Document Notes Cited in Knox to Gaither, 06/10/1793.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 Knox; Secretary of War; Henry Gaither; Major Gaither; Mr Pere; Timothy Bernard; Creek Nation; Militia; Georgia Militia; ;
Related Places Fort Fidius; Fort Mathews; Georgia; ;
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