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Peace is Preferable to War

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Date July 19, 1793
Author Name Richard Thomas (primary) Location: Tuckaubatchee
Recipient Name James Seagrove (primary)
Summary Despite the death of David Cornell and the villainy of McDonald Thomas assures Seagrove that his people seek peace and hopes that Seagrove can restrain his bad men from interfering with Indian hunting grounds.
Document Format Modern Printed Transcription of Letter/Document
Document Notes Enclosed in Seagrove to Knox, 08/13/1793.
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Related Persons/Groups James Seagrove; Richard Thomas; scouting party from Colerain; friends; Great Father General Washington; Governor of Georgia [Telfair]; head-men and warriors; Seminole towns; Kentucky; Cumberland; South Carolina; Georgia; Tim Barnard; Cussetahs; Chehaw; Mad Dog; a head warrior named Captain; the Otasee King; Alexander Cornell; ;
Related Places Tuckaubatchee; ;
Keywords death of our brother, David Cornell; behavior of Mr. McDonald; gun; hat; retreat; villainy of McDonald and his associates; baygate; pursuit; his escape; his track [trail]; danger; hunting grounds; bear skins; ;
Key Phrases We are certain that peace is preferable to war for the prosperity of our nation and mutual benefit of both we put great confidence in your talks and have not the least doubt but you will give us the satisfaction required, you consider the peace as reestablished...

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