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May 10, 1792 Bowles' Capture Improves the Chance for Peace Timothy Barnard [Bernard] James Seagrove Timothy Barnard informs James Seagrove that with William Bowles captured by the Spanish, the subversive activities that had stirred up the lower Creeks should cease and improve the chances for peace.
January 27, 1793 Letter Citation James Holmes James Seagrove Cited in Seagrove to Holmes, 02/24/1793.
January 30, 1793 Letter Citation James Holmes James Seagrove Cited in Seagrove to Holmes, 02/24/1793.
March 26, 1793 Letter from Timothy Bernard to James Seagrove Creek Indian Agent regarding white settler encroachments Timothy Barnard [Bernard] James Seagrove Letter from Bernard at Flint River to Creek Indian Agent James Seagrove. Reports on complaints by Indians regarding encroachments by white settlers in Georgia. Gangs of cattle driven into Indian territory vicinity fork of Jullah Packa. Bernard relates attempts to stop encroachments by informing commanding officer and Governor of Georgia. Wrote to Captain Phillips. Some Indians may have given...
April 9, 1793 Letter from Timothy Bernard, distressed friend to James Seagrove Creek Indian Agent Timothy Barnard [Bernard] James Seagrove Bernard received express from Seagrove via Mr Aiken who says he cannot stay at Chehaw town any longer because too dangerous. Says Kinnard also in danger. Indians accuse them of being instruments to set towns against each other. Bernard pledges loyalty to US. Mentions Mordecai as having already pointed out that based on Bernard's meeting at Cussetah, there are prospects for peace. Some of Cowetas...
April 10, 1793 Letter from Timothy Bernard to Major Gaither regarding Major James Seagrove's demands in aftemath of violations Timothy Barnard [Bernard] Unknown Recipient Written from Flint River Georgia, Bernard informs Major Gaither of Creek Indian Agent James Seagrove's demands in aftermath of robbery and murder at Traders Hill St Marys. Bernard notes that this is large demand and not sure how matters will turn out. Mr David Garwin can inform with particulars.
April 19, 1793 Letter from Timothy Bernard to James Seagrove Creek Indian Agent reporting on events in aftermath of robbery and murder at Traders Hill St Marys Timothy Barnard [Bernard] James Seagrove Addressed from Flint River Georgia, Bernard reports that Seagrove's demands for the murderers at Traders Hill have been communicated to the Indians. Kinnard has told Bernard to leave this business to him. Bernard in more danger because he is white. Reports that Galphin is trying to set the Chehaws on him. He blames all the mischief of late on Galphin and his ilk. Upper Creeks willing to comply...
April 20, 1793 Letter from Timothy Bernard to Major Gaither regarding Major James Seagrove's demands in aftemath of violations Timothy Barnard [Bernard] Henry Gaither Three parts out of four of the Creek Nation are in favor of peace. At Cupetah talks, concluded to give satisfaction to Major Seagrove's demands. Mr John Galphin largely responsible of the incident at Traders Hill. Upper Creeks asking for more time from Major Seagrove, as his demands fixed a time too short. Buzzard Roost people report that Cowetas doing mischief. Concern that the white men will...
April 20, 1793 Report from James Holmes to Creek Indian Agent James Seagrove on aftermath of robbery and murder at Trader Hill St Marys James Holmes James Seagrove Reports that the county is in as a convulsed a state as possible. Majority of Head Men want peace and are willing to satisfy James Seagrove's demands. Was advised not to proceed further than Cussetah because some Indians intend to do mischief on the Oconnee. Scalps brought in; Cussetahs making examples of those who did mischief at Traders Hill. Believes that Galphin and Upton will be turned over....
May 2, 1793 Deposition of William Stringer regarding Spanish arms shipments to Creek Nation William Stringer [not available] At Flint River, Lower Creek Nation, William Stringer appeared before Deputy Superintendent Timothy Bernard with a sworn deposition dated 2 May 1793. Stringer, a native of Georgia and now resident at Pensacola, says he saw Spanish public stores at Pensacola and witnessed arms and ammunition delivered to Creek Indians. Stringer relates that he heard Governor O'Neil state that the arms were to be...
June 20, 1793 Events in Aftermath of Robbery and Murder at Traders Hill St. Marys Timothy Barnard [Bernard] James Seagrove Bernard, in reporting to Seagrove from Flint River Georgia, notes that the upper Creeks held a meeting at the Tuchabachees of the upper and lower Creeks. Those who attended agreed to would take steps to ensure peace with United States; would take measures to satisfy Seagrove's demands to for satisfaction for murders at Traders Hill St Marys. Bernard notes that the old villain Daniel Dourouzeaux,...
June 20, 1793 Report on Events in Aftermath of Robbery & Murder at Traders Hill St. Marys Timothy Barnard [Bernard] James Seagrove From Flint River Georgia, Bernard report to Seagrove that he has been to Cussetah Towns with David Cornell, head warrior of Tuchabachees. Conclusion was to give satisfaction for robbery and murders at Traders Hill. Men were sent by Cussetahs to kill the perpetrators. Daniel Dourouzeaux, villain who turned Spaniard, at behest of Panton, interfered with the business. Nevertheless, both upper and...
June 21, 1793 Headmen Want Peace with the United States, Etc. Timothy Barnard [Bernard] Henry Gaither Barnard reports that headmen of Cussetahs, and headmen of upper and lower Creeks all seem to want peace with United States. Their intent was to make satisfaction for the murders and robbery at Robert Seagrove's store at Trader's Hill on St Marys River, but for the intervention of William Panton. At Tuckabatches, Indians agreed to return stolen horses; Cowetas and Chickasaws refuse to comply....
July 2, 1793 Events with Lower Creeks, Coweta, Broken Arrow, Usuchees and Chehaws Timothy Barnard [Bernard] James Seagrove Letter to Seagrove, delivered by Mr Townsend. Reports on meeting held at Tuckabatchee. Upper Creeks agreed to cease hostilities on Georgia and give up property. Cowetas, Broken Arrow, Ussuchees, Chehaws have declined from what they agreed to at the meeting; will not give up property. General Twiggs, Georgia Militia gave talk to Cussetah. Bernard says Twiggs has for most part, been prudent in his...
July 7, 1793 Prospects for Peace Following the Killing of Indians and David Cornell Timothy Barnard [Bernard] Henry Gaither Bernard gives an account of the killing of Indians vicinity of Spanish Creek and Colerain Station. David Cornell, headman of Tuckabachees was conducting business for James Seagrove, Creek Indian Agent. Bernard's account points out that Cornell was unarmed when he was stopped and murderded. Suggests that the culprits were enemies of James Seagrove or rascals trying to bring on a general Indian...
October 5, 1793 Letter from Timothy Bernard [Barnard] to Major Gaither regarding Cowetas horse thieves and revenge for those killed at Little Oakfuskee Village Timothy Barnard [Bernard] Henry Gaither In addressing horse theft, identifies the Cowetas as the culprits and who will be objects of revenge for those killed at Little Oakfuskee Village. Asks Gaither to warn people to be on guard along the river and avoid unnecessary exposure.
October 17, 1793 Letter from Timothy Barnard [Bernard] to James Seagrove Creek Indian Agent, on the prospects for peace prior to the onset of winter Timothy Barnard [Bernard] James Seagrove Prospects for peace are fairly good if the Georgia militia stops coming over the Oconee searching for Indians. Spaniards and Panton are advising Indians to be at peace. Indians want Seagrove to come up to settle matters, but he should do so soon, as the Indians will be going into the woods with the onset of winter. Surmises that without Federal support, the inhabitants of Georgia might give...
October 17, 1793 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 Timothy Barnard [Bernard] James Seagrove 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....
October 18, 1793 Letter from Timothy Barnard [Bernard] to James Seagrove Creek Indian Agent, reporting on favorable prospects for peace Timothy Barnard [Bernard] James Seagrove Barnard [Bernard] remains ill and can hardly collect his sentiments on paper. Reports that the Warrior King of the Cussetahs returned from meeting with upper Creeks; all towns in that quarter want peace. To demonstrate sincerity, White Lieutenant and other leaders will join Warrior King to Oakmulges to conduct Seagrove into the nation. White Lieutenant asks Seagrove to bring the women and...
December 18, 1794 Letter from deputy agent of Indian affairs Timothy Barnard [Bernard] James Seagrove Extract of a letter from Timothy Barnard, deputy agent of Indian affairs to James Seagrove, Indian agent to the Creeks in the Southern Department.
September 22, 1793 Talk from Lieutenant Colonel William Melton to Headmen and Warriors of Donnally's Town, Flint River Georgia Lieutenant Colonel William Melton Headmen and Warriors of Donally's Town, Flint River Georgia Lieutenant Colonel Melton of Georgia Militia 1st Regiment Green County warns the Creeks about their continued depredations on property and persons of settlement he commands. Accuses Creeks of professing peace with President of United States General Washington, while conducting war on the settlers of Georgia. Warns that the father in New York, who has been good to them, benevolence should not be...
April 8, 1793 Letter from Timothy Barnard [Bernard] to Major Henry Gaither regarding meeting with Cussetahs, scalpings, robbery and murder at Robert Seagrove's store Traders Hill on St Mary's River, Spaniard Dons Timothy Barnard [Bernard] Henry Gaither An enclosure to Gaither to Secretary of War letter 17 April 1793, Timothy Bernard writes from the Flint River. Reports on Indians arriving from St. Marys and Sattelles with scalps and plunder. Perpetrators from settlements near Jack Kinnard's, who are under influence of villain Willbanks and northward Indians. Describes a ship arriving from Spaniard dons with goods. Talks about the death of...