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A List of Murders and Depredations Committed by Indians

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Date 1793
Author Name William Blount (primary)
Recipient Name [not available]
Summary A list of murders and depredations committed by Indians from the 16th to the 26th January 1793 in the District of Mero.
Document Format Modern Printed Transcription of Letter/Document
Document Notes No author is shown but, based on content, it is presumed to be William Blount.
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Related Persons/Groups [William Blount]; Colonel Hugh Tinnan; Major Evan Shelby, brother of Governor Shelby [Kentucky]; James Harris; negro of Moses Shelby's; two boys named Davidson fired on in a canoe; Captain William Overall; _____Burnet; Malachia Gaskins; David Crow; John McLugen; Robert Wells; St. Clair Pruet; Thomas Heaton; Anthony Bledsoe, son of Colonel Anthony Bledsoe; ;
Related Places District of Mero; north side of Cumberland; Clarksville; track from Kentucky to Cumberland; Dripping Spring; mouth of Half pone; Nashville; ;
Keywords murders and depredations committed by Indians; horses taken; flesh cut from the bones; horses loaded with goods and whiskey; salt boat from Kentucky; French pirogue; ;
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