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August 4, 1793 Extract of letter from James Seagrove, agent of Creek Indian Affairs to Henry Knox Secretary of War James Seagrove [not available] From Savannah Georgia, Seagrove encloses a copy of a letter from Georgia Governor Telfair and reports that there has been no change or novelty in Indian Affairs since last report.
May 26, 1793 Deposition of James Seagrove, Creek Indian Agent regarding financial interest in Creek trade of commerce James Seagrove Justice of Peace William Moubray Deposition of James Seagrove, Creek Indian Agent indicates that he had no direct or indirect financial interest in Creek trade or commerce
February 17, 1795 Delivery of money from James Seagrove to Captain Constant Freeman James Seagrove Joseph Howell James Seagrove Creek Indian Agent, informs Howell that he has delivered $11,407.63 to Constant Freeman , Agent of Department of War. Seagrove explains that the money was with him for an extended period of time because of Captain Freeman's presence on the frontier.
July 15, 1791 Appointment of an Indian Agent Good Peter Red Jacket Good Peter discusses the appointment of an Indian agent and the possibility of war.
November 25, 1799 Creek Chiefs address U.S. agent for Indian affairs Creek Chiefs Benjamin Hawkins Creeks complain about the land speculation activities of W. Bowles to the U.S. agent for Indian affairs, Ben Hawkins.
March 3, 1796 FRAGMENT: Letter to Creek Nation James McHenry Creek Nation of Indians Laid down U.S. stipulations for treaties to be considered valid. Discussed land protection and land rights of Creek Nation, hopes to establish peace b/w two nations.
December 14, 1795 Letter Citation Constant Freeman William Simmons Cited in Simmons to Freeman 01/07/1796. Constant Freeman, Creek Indian agent, encloses receipt rolls of ordnance detachments to William Simmons, War Department Accountant.
May 16, 1794 Relations with Creek chiefs in Georgia James Seagrove Henry Knox Letter from the Agent for Indian Affairs regarding relations between Creek chiefs and Georgia Governor George Mathews. Seagrove is optimistic about friendly relations between the two.
May 12, 1795 Extract of letter from James Seagrove, agent of Indian Affairs, on meeting with Chiefs of the Creek Nation, and the prospects of living in peace James Seagrove Timothy Pickering James Seagrove, Agent for Creek Indians, reported that he received dispatches from various Chiefs of the Creek Nations indicating that they will comply with his demands and will live in perfect peace and friendship with every part of the United States. Seagrove remarked that he believed that when he meets with the Chiefs, he will be able to impress upon them the necessity of their continuing in...
September 8, 1796 Discusses Indian Affairs; Outlines Duties of Indian Agent James McHenry Benjamin Hawkins Discussion of Indian affairs. Outlines treaty with Creek Nation, including boundaries, trade, punishment of Indian murders, etc. Refers to affairs at Coleraine. Reflects opinion of the President. Questions Indians as subjects of King of Spain or America. Refers to perceptions of Indians as savages and civilization efforts. Mentions acts regulating trade.
February 20, 1793 Letter from James Seagrove Creek Indian Agent, to leader of Courtas [Courlas] warning of the northern tribes James Seagrove Courtas [Courlas] Indians Letter from Creek Indian Agent James Seagrove to leader of Courtas [Courlas]. Reports that great and kind father General Washington, President of United States is pleased to hear of the peaceable conduct of his Creek children. Glad to hear the talks of upper towns continue good. Will be at Cussetah 1 May, where talk will be straight. Beware of the northern Indians giving bad talks. Chiefs of...
January 26, 1790 Indian Attacks Arthur St. Clair Henry Knox By note received from Louisville, details of Indian attacks of settlements located on Russell Creek, and Danville.
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....
August 22, 1796 Compensation & Expenses of Benjamin Hawkins William Simmons James McHenry Simmons certifies that $936.92 is due Benjamin Hawkins, being the balance of his compensation and expenses as Commissioner for negotiating a treaty with the Creek Nation of Indians from April 19 to August 19, 1796 and expenses returning home.
November 22, 1792 Probability of a Lasting Peace Israel Chapin Jr Henry Knox Although the Western Indians have stated that they wish to attend a council in the Spring, Chapin reveals that the British agent is skeptical that a lasting peace can be achieved under the present circumstances.
July 24, 1793 Letter from Georgia Governor Telfair to Secretary of War Henry Knox on General Twiggs' assessment of Creek dispositions, and death of half breed Cornell Governor Edward Telfair Henry Knox From the State House Augusta Georgia Telfair informs Knox that Twiggs assesses that Creeks are not confident of their strength, that those who have been friendly remain so, and that those inimical towns should be punished, captives liberated, property restored. David Cornell was killed by a detachment of Georgia militia horse while carrying dispatches for James Seagrove Creek Indian Agent...
July 15, 1791 Choice of an Indian Agent, Etc. Good Peter [not available] Good Peter and Red Jacket discuss the choice of an Indian agent and the potential for peace.
April 21, 1797 Plans Between British and U.S. Regarding Indian Relations William Blount Carey Regrets over not relaying information of discussion between Captain Chisholm and the British Minister. Brief synopsis of plan related. Politics of Indian relations addressed. Discusses limiting the power of Benjamin Hawkins, Creek Indian Agent. Mentions guidance on Indian affairs from President Washington and John Adams new administration. Mentions that if Hawkins stays in position as Indian...
October 5, 1792 Negotiations with the Creek Nation James Seagrove Governor Edward Telfair Favorable conclusion to negotiations with Creek Nation. Enclosed talks of three chiefs which show present disposition of Nation. Discussed possible punishment of person killed by Indian chief near Carr's Bluff, on the Oconee.
1793 The speech of Nioctsaw Mico or Sick King a Simanolla. Chief Sick King James Seagrove Undated letter, presumably written during spring or summer of 1793, translated by Langley Bryant with sworn testimony by Joseph Ellicot, surveyor, that the document is an exact copy. Addressing James Seagrove Creek Indian Agent, the Sick King of the Simanolla gives assurances that his people will not join the mad people and go to war against the whites. His people are not like those in the mad...
May 23, 1793 Answer of Mr Payne the Great Simanolla and Lochaway King to James Seagrove Creek Agent of Indian Affairs Chief of Simanola Tribe of Creeks [Seminoles] W. Payne James Seagrove A talk that Payne promised to give to Seagrove. Speaks of all men as having one father and one mother. Relates a story he heard from the old people that the world was once covered by the great water and drowned all the people, except for those who lived in a house on the water; whether this is the place, he says he does not know. He was also told that the world was divided into seven parts, and...
October 7, 1792 Peace with the Creek Nation James Seagrove John Kinnard Seagrove ommends Kinnard for his allegiance and assistance with peace between U.S. and the Creek Nation. He mentions the confusion in the Indian Nation, stolen property, and Indian mischief. He requests that Kinnard forward the invitation to peace talks with U.S. representative to all lower Indian towns, especially those that were deceived by Bowles.
June 16, 1795 Peace with Creek Nation James Seagrove Timothy Pickering Announced he was leaving for frontier with Creek Chiefs after confirming peace with the Creek Nation and the U.S.
November 19, 1794 Invoice of goods purchased by Tench Francis for the Creek Indians and delivered James Seagrove Creek Indian Agent James Seagrove [not available] Invoice of goods purchased by Tench Francis for the Creek Indians and delivered James Seagrove Agent Indian Affairs Southern Department. Listed items are presents for the Creek Indians.
September 22, 1793 Letter from James Seagrove Creek Indian Agent to Governor Telfair on Creek wishes for peace and request that Governor stop Georgia Militia disruptions of peace efforts James Seagrove Governor Edward Telfair Reporting from Fort Fidius on the Oconee, Seagrove says he is receiving expressions of friendship from the Creeks. Peace with the Creeks on terms of equal justice is the policy of the Federal Government and hopefully it is the wish of the people of Georgia. Seagrove says he will leave for the Creek Towns the next day 23 September 1793. Asks that Telfair put a stop to militia interfering with his...