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A report of a council of federal officers requesting party of federal troops to provide security for James Seagrove and his party during peace visit to Creeks

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CollectionNational Archives and Records Administration: 3d Cong, House, Sec War Confidential Rep, RG233 view image
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Date September 7, 1793
Author Name Captain Thomas Martin
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Summary Federal Officers request [recipient unknown, perhaps Major Gaither] that protection be given to James Seagrove. Base this recommendation on James Aiken's deposition which describes threats from Georgia citizens against Indian Agent Peace overtures. Officers identify a party of militia stationed at Rock Landing headed by Jeremiah Oats which may run into Seagrove's party. Recommended security force consisting of Sergeant, Corporal and 12 Privates under Captain Dickinson
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Document Notes This document is enclosed in instructions to the commissioners appointed to deal with the hostile Indians north of the Ohio, in the form of a journal of their proceedings, 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 Captain Richard B. Roberts; Captain Joseph Dickinson; John Bird; Lieutenant P.L. Van Allen; Surgeon's Mate Thomas Farley; Captain Thomas Martin; Major Henry Gaither; James Seagrove Creek Indian Agent; Creek Nation; James Aiken; Jeremiah Oats; Federal Troops; 1st Sub Legion; 2d Sub Legion; U.S. Artillery; Georgia Militia; ;
Related Places Oakmulgee Georgia; Rock Landing; ;
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