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A talk from the heads of the Upper and Lower Creeks, by order of the Mad Dog, of the Tuckaubatchees, given out in the Cussetah Square, at a meeting of a number of Lower Creeks, this 21st July, 1793-to be forwarded to his Excellency General Washington, President of the United States.

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Date July 21, 1793
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Summary Translated by Timothy Bernard at Cussetahs. A talk from the heads of the Upper and Lower Creeks, by order of the Mad Dog, of the Tuckabatchee, to be forwarded to His Excellency General Washington, President of United States. Heads of Creek Nation report that Chickasaw Nation holding talks with Governor Blount, Southwest Territorial Governor, and report on the dispatch of several thousand men to join Chickasaws at a fort in Chickasaw Nation, along with arms. Creek Nation asks General Washington who has jurisdiction on this matter, Washington or Blount? If Washington and the heads of Georgia want peace with the Creeks, then both should send off to Governor Blount to restrain his people.
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Document Notes Enclosed in Seagrove to Knox, 09/03/1793.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 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 President of United States General George Washington; Mad Dog of the Tuckabatchee; Governor William Blount Southwest Territory; Chickasaw Nation; Cherokee; Cumberland people; Timothy Bernard; Timothy Barnard; Governor of Georgia; Edward Telfair; Cussetahs; Upper Creeks; Lower Creeks; ;
Related Places Cussetahs; Muscle Shoals; Cherokee River; Alabama; Georgia; Southwest Territory; ;
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