Seagrove's Indian Houseguests and Washington's Orders for Georgia Militia to Temporarily Halt Operations against Bad Towns

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Date July 5, 1793
Author Name James Seagrove (primary) Location: St. Mary's
Recipient Name John Kinnard (primary)
Summary In letter to Kinnard, Creek intermediary, Seagrove acknowledges receipt of talk by George Galphin. Refers to Chehaw fellow living at Seagrove's house as a fool. Notes that he should have sent the guests, including the Cussetahs, away some time ago, but he was afraid they might be killed by whites. Georgia militia troops in upper part of Georgia that crossed Oconee were called back by order of great father General George Washington. Reassures Kinnard that he and his friends will not be hurt.
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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 John Kinnard; James Seagrove; Cheehaw; George Washington; George Galphin; Georgia militia; ;
Related Places St. Mary's; Upper Creeks; Cussetah; Upper Georgia; Georgia; Oconee; ;
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