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Our Settlements Much Distressed by Indians

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Date August 17, 1793
Author Name General Robertson (primary) Location: Nashville
Recipient Name Secretary Smith (primary)
Summary Robertson reports on the depredations of the marauding Indians in his district and his efforts to combat them with military force.
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Related Persons/Groups Secretary Smith; Brigadier General Robertson; mounted infantry; Captain John Rains; Captain John Gordon; cavalry; Samuel Miller; prisoner; Creeks; a negro; William Smith; Colonel Winchester; incursive party; Choctaw nation; Thomas Fletcher; Cherokees; William Clark; the Mountain Leader; the President [Washington]; ;
Related Places Nashville; Mero District; Washington District; Duck River; Joslin's station; frontiers; Heaton's old station; north side of Cumberland; White's creek; Sumner County; Cany Fork; ;
Keywords distresses of this district; threats to attack our settlements; fresh trace [tracks] of many parties; our settlements; sign of stock; Captain Bosley's barn; bushels of wheat; Indian depredations; danger was imminent; treaty of peace between nations; war against the United States; ;
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