James Seagrove Creek Indian Agent letter to Georgia Governor Telfair on planned meeting with Creeks on 10 September 1793

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Date September 6, 1793
Author Name James Seagrove (primary) Location: Augusta
Recipient Name Governor Edward Telfair (primary)
Summary From Augusta Seagrove recounts his meeting with the Governor on 5 September 1793 and informs Governor of Georgia Telfair of his plans to meet with the Creeks. He informs Telfair that his mission is in conformity with orders of the President of United States General George Washington and Secretary of War Henry Knox. Seagrove assures the Governor that he will communicate fully on all matters in his efforts to restore the peace. Seagrove departs for Rock Landing on Oconee next day. Seagrove asks the Governor to inform him of any military operations against the Creeks in order to provide for his personal safety and for those traveling with him.
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Document Notes Cited in Seagrove to Knox, 10/03/1793.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 Edward Telfair; James Seagrove; Creek Nation; President of United States General George Washington; ;
Related Places Augusta Georgia; Rock Landing; ;
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