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October 23, 1797 Report from Cusseta Georgia in the Creek Nation Benjamin Hawkins James McHenry Report from Benjamin Hawkins. Surveying of the Spanish border from the Commandant at Pensacola was premature. Hawkins reports that he expects a meeting of Indian chiefs of the upper and lower towns at Coweta, which Hawkins refers to as his neighborhood. He reports that the Creeks and the Chickasaws have made peace. There was a meeting of the chiefs of the "4 nations" (probably refers to Creeks,...
August 1790 Minutes taken from General McGillivray respecting the Creeks Henry Knox [not available] Document, minutes taken from McGillivray re Creek nation; discusses Indians and Indian warfare; alludes to Queen Anne's War, War of Spanish Succession; alludes to King William's War, War of the League of Augsburg.
August 7, 1791 Message to Creek Indian Chiefs Henry Knox Creek Chiefs Secretary Knox offers protection for the Creek Nation by United States if the Creeks will not hold treaties with other states or Indian Nations. Negotiates release of prisoners and Negros under Creek confines.
November 19, 1791 Treaty of Protection Henry Knox William Blount United States provides protection to the undersigned Creeks.
September 20, 1797 Report from Fort Williamson on matters with the Indians and the Spanish Benjamin Hawkins James McHenry Report on affairs on the frontier in the region of Fort Williamson, including a report of the surveying of the line of the U. S. Spanish border and the evacuation of Spanish forts and some current events among the Creeks. Hawkins is in want of money. Mentions United States government stipends to be given the Chiefs. Hawkins notes the he is satisfied with the work of Rogers. Some men in Hancock...
April 29, 1791 Report on living amongst the Creek Indians Caleb Swan Henry Knox Caleb Swan accounts for his time and travels among the Creek Indians. He has learned a bit of their language, but once McGillivray departed for his winter home in Florida, he found it intolerable to remain, and thus left early.
March 9, 1793 Letter from Charles Weatherford to Indian Agent James Seagrove on the death of General McGillivray and prospects for peace in the aftermath Charles Weatherford James Seagrove Charles Weatherford informs Indian James Seagrove that General McGillivray died on 17 Feb at 11pm, 1793 at Mr Douton's in Pensacola. Weatherford says that he was immediately sent for by Governor ONeal and Mr Panton. Weatherford won't reveal on what business, but will give a full account later. Indians at present are at peace with United States; wish to remain so. Mad Tom of Cupetah has arrived...
January 10, 1799 General Wilkinson's Report on the Western Army James Wilkinson James McHenry General Wilkinson submits his report on events in the Southern Disgtrict.to the Secretary of War for late 1798.
July 21, 1793 A talk from the heads of the Upper and Lower Creeks, by order of the Mad Dog, of the Tuckaubatchees, given out in the Cussetah Square, at a meeting of a number of Lower Creeks, this 21st July, 1793-to be forwarded to his Excellency General Washington, President of the United States. [not available] [not available] Translated by Timothy Bernard at Cussetahs. A talk from the heads of the Upper and Lower Creeks, by order of the Mad Dog, of the Tuckabatchee, to be forwarded to His Excellency General Washington, President of United States. Heads of Creek Nation report that Chickasaw Nation holding talks with Governor Blount, Southwest Territorial Governor, and report on the dispatch of several thousand men to...
July 21, 1793 A talk from the heads of the Upper and Lower Creeks, by order of the Mad Dog, of the Tuckabatchees to be forwarded to His Excellency General George Washington, President of United States Timothy Barnard [Bernard] [not available] Translated by Timothy Bernard at Cussetahs. A talk from the heads of the Upper and Lower Creeks, by order of the Mad Dog, of the Tuckabatchee, to be forwarded to His Excellency General Washington, President of United States. Heads of Creek Nation report that Chickasaw Nation holding talks with Governor Blount, Southwest Territorial Governor, and report on the dispatch of several thousand men to...
October 28, 1793 Treaty between Spanish and Indians King of Spain Creeks, Choctaw, Chickasaw, Cherokee Indians Head of a treaty between the King of Spain and the Creek, Chickasaw, and Cherokee Indians.
May 24, 1787 An Account of the State of Creek Indians James White Henry Knox James White, superintendent of the Southern District, reports that the threatened Creek invasion has subsided. Creeks favorably inclined by the liberal sentiments of commissioners from Congress; although they resent the State of Georgia for their encroachments. Alexander McGillivray claims allegiance to United States, but not Georgia. Strength is about 6000 gunmen; have support from the...
November 3, 1792 Information Given Governor Blount by James Carey James Carey William Blount Minutes of information given Governor Blount by James Carey, one of the interpreters of the United States, in the Cherokee Nation.
February 20, 1793 Letter from James Seagrove to the White Lieutenant, of the Oakfuskies James Seagrove Chief White Lieutenant Letter from Creek Indian Agent James Seagrove to Chief White Lieutenant of the Oakfuskies. Received a talk from White Lieutenant through medicine of Mr Townsend and Mr Timothy Barnard (interpreter). Seagrove notes that White Lieutenant had not received his letter or present of silverware. Seagrove speaks highly of the Chief. Reports that the great and good father General Washington has high...
January 11, 1793 Report on Creek Indian Affairs, hostility in south Henry Gaither Samuel Hodgdon Reports activity among forts in Georgia, Alabama, and Florida, between Mr. Seagrove and Major Habersham. Arrived from Fort Fidius and St. Mary's. Discusses paying the troops. Refers to James Seagrove, Creek Indian Agent, and Lieutenant Van Allen, and a doctor. Reports on Indian wish to live in peace. Mentions Wellbanks and St Augustine. Reference to General Washington talks, the Secretary of War...
February 18, 1793 A warning about the effect of white settler encroachments on Indian land Timothy Barnard [Bernard] Henry Gaither Barnard notes that Major Gaither should be informed of a matter, that if not obstructed, will prove of fatal consequences to the frontiers of Georgia. Inhabitants on the upper frontiers have driven cattle into the fork of the Tullapatachee [Tallahatchee] River, which the Indians look upon as theirs. He reports that the Indians will likely drive the cattle away and kill those that oppose them. Mr...
February 24, 1793 Letter from James Seagrove Indian Agent, to Timothy Bernard on Creek matters and relationships with northern tribes James Seagrove [not available] Acknowledges receipt of letters. Relates that it was unfortunate that Bernard was indisposed. Seagrove emphasizes policy of upsetting the plans of the northward Indians. Instructs Bernard to attend and call meetings with Chiefs; speak in forceful terms of the consequences of speaking with the northern tribes. Expresses concern that the young Creeks may join the northern tribes. Must use influence...
August 13, 1790 [Proclamation] George Washington [not available] Peace treaty between United States and Creek Nation. Stipulated that the Creek Nation could not form any alliances with other nations, or pursue a treaty with an individual state. Prisoner exchange to take place. Boundary established, "where the old line strikes the Savannah [river]" extending North to the Keowee, from the top of the Occunna mountain range, to the Tugelo river, additional...
May 2, 1791 A Report on Travels Through the Creek Country, 1791 Caleb Swan [not available] Document, report describes the Creek country, people, culture, and government. Refers to horse theft and trials.
August 7, 1790 Treaty of New York with the Creek Nation of Indians Henry Knox Senate of the United States This is the Treay of New York concluded between the United States and the Kings, Chiefs, and Warriors of the Creek Nation of Indians.