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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.
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.
October 26, 1787 Instructions to the Commissioners for negotiating with the tribes of Indians in the Southern Department. Congress of the United States Commissioners Congress reports to the commissioners of Indian Affairs that hostilities have commenced between the state of North Carolina and the Cherokee Nation, and the state of Georgia and the Creek Nation, with boundaries as the general source of contention. The commissioners are instructed to make peace without demanding the cession of any land from the Indians; the commissioners are also instructed to...
January 12, 1798 Reports Indian Affair; Seeks to Provide Supplies for Indian Agents with Creek Nation Edward Price James McHenry Responds to Col. Hawkins's request about information of the unfortunate affair with Indians on December 22. Forwards a transcript of Hawkins's diary, which he hopes will reveal the destination of the Indians. Has not been able to secure accommodations. Indicates plan to get stipends and supplies to agents between the state of Georgia and the Creek Nation.
September 20, 1796 Account of Andrew Pickens, Commissioner for negotiating a treaty with the Creek Nation of Indians William Simmons James McHenry Simmons certifies that $396 is due Andrew Pickens, Commissioner for negotiating a treaty with the Creek Nation of Indians, being the balance of his compensation and expenses from May 13 to July 22, 1796, payable to William Richards.
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.
July 1793 Expedition Against the Creek Nation Andrew Pickens [not available] Pickens describes the plans for the expedition against the Creek Nation of Indians with alterations required for including the Cherokees as adversaries. There is concern regarding how to discriminate between enemy and friendly Indians.
August 7, 1790 Treaty at New York with the Creek Nation Henry Knox [not available] Treaty between the United States and Creek Nation. A clear boundary is established and the Creeks cede all land to the north and east of the boundary in exchange for an annual sum of $1,500 paid by the United States government to the Creek Nation. The Creeks agree to release all prisoners and the United States government permits the Creek Nation to punish any U.S. citizen who trespasses onto...
[not available] Articles of a treaty concluded at Galphinton Multiple Authors [not available] Treaty between Creek Nation and U.S. specifying boundaries for the Creek Nation and the state of Georgia and code of conduct for both parties.
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.
February 17, 1792 Love and Attachment to the Creek Nation Henry Knox Creek Nation of Indians Knox sends a message to the Creeks to reaffirm the friendship of President Washington for the southern Indians and to warn them of the subversive activies of William Bowles.
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.
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.
April 30, 1791 COPY: Letter of Condolence Regarding Murder at Beaver Creek Arthur St. Clair Delaware Chiefs Assurances of punishment for the murder of Indians by white people, reprimands other bad Indians for "mischief".
September 6, 1794 Creek Nation and Georgia Governor Edmund Randolph Alexander Hamilton The Secretary of State encloses papers received from James Seagrove, United States agent to the Creeks, regarding the Creek nation and the Governor of Georgia, George Mathews. On the Georgian frontier, Americans have illegally invaded Creek territory, much to the distress of President Washington.
June 13, 1792 Depredations by Bowles' White Wretches James Seagrove Governor Quesada Seagrove advises Gov. Quesada that any depredations by the Creek Indians against the Spanish were probably instigated by white associates of William Bowles. Seagrove assures Quesada that he will transmit to him any information that might be useful to the Spanish government.
May 16, 1794 Conflict between Indians and Georgia militia James Seagrove George Mathews Letter from the Agent for Indian Affairs to the Governor of Georgia. Seagrove had spent 6 months living among the Indians for the purpose of establishing peace, and saw is very irritated by the "rash and lawless conduct" of the militia (led by Major Adams) in attacking the Indians after all his efforts. Seagrove claims that the Indians who were attacked were friendly tribes. The attack was...
March 13, 1791 State of the Creek Nation James Casey Henry Knox Comprehensive treatment of every aspect of the culture and lives of the Creek Nation of Indians in 1790-1791. Includes transcript of a journal. 132 page document.
March 21, 1793 Deposition by eleven inhabitants of Glynn County Inhabitants of Glynn County Georgia W. Urquhart Extract from files of Ex Dept. William Urquhart. Inhabitants' report being robbed and plundered by Creek Indians, including cattle and horses. They say the Creek Indians have been treated kindly. Another extract comes from Mr Cooke to the Honorable Judge Houston dated at Williamsburg 21 March 1793 indicating that amount of cattle stolen around 2000.
1798 Account with the Creek Nation Unknown Author [not available] Itemized listing of an account of the Creek Nation with the United States
November 26, 1798 Requests Silversmith; Lists Licensed Traders Edward Price James McHenry Encloses proposal by Col. Hawkins to establish a silversmith at the post. Reports process of building his own accommodations. Refers to case of insubordination and frays between Indians and soldiers. Includes list of people licensed to trade in the Creek Nation.
April 22, 1795 [A talk from the Mad Dog and Big Warrior of the Tuckabatcet in behalf of the Creek Nation to James Seagrove] Mad Dog James Seagrove Advice from U.S. on peace between tribes to save land was good. Noted killing of Creek hunters by Chickasaws, Creeks will transport prisoners and property of guilty Indians to U.S. Fear that some Indians will ally with Cumberland settlers and militia against Chickasaws. Creek request that the U.S. remains peaceful, Creeks promise to remain peaceful with Cherokee Nation. Hopes to establish...
November 25, 1792 Disposition of the Creek Nation Tobias Lear Henry Knox Knox is directed by the President to inform General Sevier that his assessment of the disposition of the Creek Nation is very different from that of the Superintendent of Indians Affairs in the southern region.
1790 Minutes from Creek Treaty Henry Knox [not available] Document, Minutes for Creek treaty; discusses Indians and husbandry.
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...