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Indian Attack on a Wagon Loaded with Corn

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PublicationCarter, Clarence Edwin, ed. The Territorial Papers of the United States. Volume 4, The Territory South of the River Ohio, 1790 - 1796. 26 Vols. Washington, DC: US Government Printing Office, 1934. (no image)
PublicationLowrie, Walter and St. Clair Clarke, Matthew, eds. American State Papers: Documents, Legislative and Executive, of the Congress of the United States, Vol. IV, Indian Affairs. 38 Vols. Washington, DC: Gales and Seaton, 1832. (no image)
Document Information
Date December 26, 1793
Author Name William Blount (primary) Location: Knoxville
Recipient Name Henry Knox (primary)
Summary Blount reports on an Indian attack, believed to be Creeks, on citizens transporting a wagonload of corn for the subsistence of local families in which two men were killed and a mulatto boy captured.
Document Format Modern Printed Transcription of Letter/Document
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Related Persons/Groups Henry Knox; Governor William Blount; John McKee; Cherokees; party of Indians; Roger Oates; Nicholas Ball; mulatto boy; Spaniards; Creeks;
Related Places Knoxville; Well's Station (block houses); Mero district; ;
Keywords my return from Philadelphia; letters from John McKee; wagon load of corn from a neighboring plantation; subsistence of their families; wagon horses; gun; information of Charles Tucker; ;
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