Letter from Timothy Barnard [Bernard] to James Seagrove Creek Indian Agent, on the prospects for peace, Warrior King's meeting with lower Creeks, White Lieutenant and upper Creek Chiefs

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Date October 17, 1793
Author Name Timothy Barnard [Bernard] (primary) Location: Flint River
Recipient Name James Seagrove (primary) Location: Fort Fidius
Summary From Flint River, prospects for peace are good it seems. The Warrior King trying to reconcile matters. Met with leadership of Lower Creeks at Cussetah, and with White Lieutenant and upper Creek Chiefs at Tuckabatchee. Cowetas promise to lay quiet; talk strongly of killing horse thieves. Seek to get women prisoners back. Ask Seagrove to mediate and bring prisoners with him when he comes to visit. One of the women is a relative to White Lieutenant. Indians say ten women and children are missing, but Barnard says only eight were carried off. Suggests the others may have been killed. Barnard has been very ill lately.
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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; Timothy Barnard; Mr Akin; Aiken; Bernard; White Lieutenant; Creek Indian Agent; Warrior King of Cussetah; Cowetas; Upper Creeks; Lower Creeks; prisoners; Georgia Militia; Ussechaws; Chehaws; Kinnard; young Gerrideau; Mr. Smith; Spaniards; Captain Milligan; ;
Related Places Fort Fidius; Flint River; Oakmulgee; Cussetah; Tuckabatches; Upper Creek; Lower Creek; Georgia; Newport; Florida; ;
Keywords Indian prisoners; ;
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