James Seagrove Creek Indian Agent, in answer to Major Robert Flournoy

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Date October 15, 1793
Author Name James Seagrove (primary)
Recipient Name Robert Flournoy (primary)
Summary Seagrove reply to letter from Major Flournoy dated 5 October 1793. Notes that no treaty is in contemplation between United States and Creek Nation. He states that his actions are governed by orders of President of United States General George Washington, which are to obtain full satisfaction for injuries as a precondition for peace. Governor of Georgia Telfair, who has the power to promulgate those matters, has not done so. Will try to assist in returning negro boy named Cooper, stolen by Creeks, and expresses condolences for the death of Flournoy's father, killed by Indians.
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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 Major Robert Flournoy; James Seagrove; Cooper, negro boy stolen by Creeks; President of United States General George Washington; Governor of Georgia Telfair; Flournoy's father; ;
Related Places Fort Fidius; United States; Creek Nation;
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