Confrontation with Indians at Spanish Creek

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Date June 30, 1793
Author Name Captain John F. Randolph (primary) Location: Colerain Station
Recipient Name James Seagrove (primary)
Summary Captain Randolph reports from Colerain Station, west of St. Marys Georgia, that Mr McDonald saw some Indians on the path. Randolph responded by sending out men. They fell in with Indians at Spanish Creek. A confrontation ensued and four Indians killed; no whites lost. Got excellent horses as a result. Alexander Young and Mr Wright want to take possession of Bullhead blockhouse; need more men and ammunition. [Indians turned out to be friendly; David Cornell was one of those killed].
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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 James Seagrove; Captain John F Randolph; Mr McDonald; Mr. Steth; Alexander Young Esquire; Mr Wright; Indians; Sergeant; David Cornell; ;
Related Places Colerain Station; Georgia; St Marys; Spanish Creek; Bullhead Blockhouse; ;
Keywords ammunition; ;
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