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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
February 10, 1794 Defensive Protection of the Frontiers Isaac Shelby Henry Knox Governor Shelby fully expects that the Creek and Chickamauga Indians will attack frontier settlers as soon as winter breaks so he requests authority to take measures for the defensive protection of the frontiers of Kentucky.
October 30, 1792 Protection of Frontier Henry Knox Henry Lee Congress to discuss war and peace with Chiccamagas. Only defensive action by state to be taken in dealing with Indians.
February 15, 1793 Chiccamagas Desire for Peace Henry Knox Henry Lee Indians desire peace, Governor Blount to call general council to discuss terms.
January 1, 1799 Payments to Messrs. Kennedy and Lynch for Nickajack Expedition David Henley James McHenry Pay Messrs. Kennedy and Lynch $1500 for value received payment of Nickajack Expedition on account of defensive protection estimate.
May 27, 1797 Guns Wanted for the Revenue Cutter John Stagg Samuel Hodgdon In July 1794 Hodgdon was directed to receive from Captain Dale nine six-pounders and one four-pounder, with their carriages, that were taken from the armed ship "Vanstable," alias "Chickamauga," that was illegally equipped for war. The Secretary of War believes that there will be impropriety in providing those same guns for the use of the Revenue Cutter.
August 13, 1792 Grand National Council, Indian Affairs Henry Knox James Wood Advises against disputes with neighboring Indians for fear it will spread to all southern tribes. Result of Grand National Council was peace among Cherokees towards U.S.
March 30, 1798 Instructions to Proceed to Knoxville to Finish Treaty with Cherokees James McHenry John Steel Instructions to negotiate treaty with Cherokee Indians. Secondary options for desirable land trade listed. Cherokees to be guaranteed payment in farm goods or money. United States to become sovereign over Indian nation.
January 14, 1793 Complaints & Threats of the Cherokee Nation William Blount Henry Knox Blount disputes the Cherokee claims to the land of the Cumberland settlements upon which they are threatening war against the inhabitants. He charges the Cherokee young warriors with stirring up the antagonism against the settlers and defends his summons of the militia to protect the settlers against Indian depredations.
February 11, 1784 Murders in the Cumberland Gap Alexander Martin Joseph Martin Governor Martin (of North Carolina) directs an investigation into murders committed in the Cumberland Gap. He states that if Cherokee or Chickamauga Indians are responsible a military expedition will be sent into their nation to obtain "satisfaction" unless they surrender the murderers. Directs that squatters be ordered off Indian Lands. Discusses an agreement between Spain and the Delaware...