Letter from W Urquhart on behalf of Georgia Governor Telfair to James Seagrove on conditions for peace with Creek Indians

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Date September 26, 1793
Author Name W. Urquhart (primary) Location: State House, Augusta
Recipient Name James Seagrove (primary)
Summary From the Georgia Statehouse in Augusta, Urquhart relays Governor of Georgia Telfair's requirements on the part of the state of Georgia for peace with the Creek Indians. Captured property and contracts restored; prisoners returned; perpetrators of murders (13) be surrendered; requires 10 headmen of the lower Creek Towns as hostages until requirements fulfilled. State of Georgia will not recognize peace without commissioners at the treaty.
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Document Notes 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 James Seagrove; W Urquhart; Georgia Governor Telfair; Creek Nation; Creek Headmen; Lower Creeks; United States; Commissioners; State of Georgia; Indian murderers; Government of Georgia; ;
Related Places State House, Augusta; Fort Fidius on Oconee; United States; Creek Nation; Georgia; ;
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