Viewing 1–25 of 1,892 documents: "Edward Telfair"

Date Title Author Recipient Summary
April 3, 1793 Indian Hostilities Governor Edward Telfair Henry Knox Governor Edward Telfair describes Indian violence to the Secretary at War. The Governor mentions the murders of Daniel Moffett and John Herring.
October 2, 1793 Governor of Georgia writes to Secretary at War regarding Indian hostilities Governor Edward Telfair Henry Knox Governor Telfair forwards information regarding Creek crimes to Secretary Knox. Telfair states to Knox that Indian prisoners will be treated humanely.
March 17, 1793 Letter Citation James Seagrove Governor Edward Telfair Cited in Telfair to Knox, 04/13/1793.
April 29, 1793 Letter Citation Governor Edward Telfair George Washington Cited in Knox to Telfair, 05/30/1793
April 22, 1793 Letter Citation Governor Edward Telfair George Washington Cited in Knox to Telfair, 05/30/1793.
May 8, 1793 Governor of Georgia writes to Secretary at War regarding Indian hostilities Governor Edward Telfair Henry Knox Governor Telfair writes to Secretary Knox and calls for war against the tribes on the frontier. Telfair tells Knox to "let no idea of peace so far amuse as to divert the necessary and immediate preparations for war."
June 6, 1791 Letter Citation Governor Edward Telfair Henry Knox Cited in Knox to Telfair, 07/13/1791.
May 20, 1793 Letter Citation Henry Knox Governor Edward Telfair Cited in Knox to Telfair, 07/19/1793.
April 8, 1793 Letter Citation Governor Edward Telfair Henry Knox Cited in Knox to Telfair, 04/29/1793.
May 22, 1792 Letter Citation Governor Edward Telfair Henry Knox Cited in Knox to Telfair, 07/11/1792.
September 8, 1793 Extract of a letter from General Twiggs to Governor Telfair General John Twiggs Governor Edward Telfair General Twiggs describes Indian crimes in Green County to Governor Telfair.
May 8, 1793 Extract of a letter from his Excellency Edward Tilfair to the Secretary of War Governor Edward Telfair Henry Knox Barbarities of Indians forced Telfair to send troops to frontier for additional protection of settlers.
July 30, 1793 Governor of Georgia writes to Secretary at War regarding Indian hostilities Governor Edward Telfair Henry Knox Governor Telfair informs Secretary Knox of his intent to keep the President informed of all troop movements.
May 23, 1793 Letter Citation Henry Knox Governor Edward Telfair Cited in Knox to Telfair, 08/17/793.
September 6, 1793 Governor of Georgia writes to Secretary at War regarding Indian hostilities Governor Edward Telfair Henry Knox Governor Telfair tells Secretary Knox that the establishment of a paper peace with the Creeks can be of no duration.
June 12, 1793 Indian Hostilities Governor Edward Telfair Henry Knox Governor Telfair writes to Secretary at War Knox to request more men and supplies to support military action on the frontier.
November 20, 1792 Proclamation of Edward Telfair, Governor of Georgia Governor Edward Telfair [not available] This is Governor Telfair's proclmation in which he declares that the murder of a friendly Indian is to be considered by the laws of Georgia the same as the murder of a white person and the offenders are to be punished according to this principle.
June 18, 1793 Twiggs Halted his Expedition Governor Edward Telfair Henry Knox Governor Telfair informs Secretary Knox that due to a lack of provisions General Twiggs halted his expedition.
September 9, 1793 Governor of Georgia writes to Secretary at War regarding Indian hostilities Governor Edward Telfair Henry Knox Governor Telfair forwards evidence supporting the case for war against the Creeks to Secretary Knox.
April 22, 1793 Indian Hostilities Governor Edward Telfair Henry Knox Governor of Georgia provides status of Indian hostilities to Secretary at War. Governor Telfair informs Secretary Knox that weapons have not been received.
August 13, 1793 Governor of Georgia writes to Secretary at War regarding Indian hostilities Governor Edward Telfair Henry Knox Governor Telfair forwards a transcription of his council of war to Secretary Knox. The Governor asks to have this document presented to the President. The council of war was held on 8 August 1793.
March 4, 1793 Letter from Governor of Georgia Edward Telfair to Major Henry Gaither regarding use of militia in response to recent outrages by whites and Indians Governor Edward Telfair Henry Gaither From Georgia State House 4 August, 1793. Governor Telfair cites recent outrages by whites and Indians as requiring a request for protection by available militia. Telfair inquires to Major Gaither on the status, location and numbers of militia forces. Requests that ten foot militia under command of a sergeant be stationed at Norris Station, Bush's Station, Hillhouse's Iron Works, and at a station...
July 24, 1793 Governor of Georgia writes to Secretary at War regarding Indian hostilities Governor Edward Telfair Henry Knox Governor Telfair informs Secretary Knox that he has intelligence indicating Creek weakness and restates his desire for a military strike against hostile towns. Governor reports the death of an Indian half-breed named Cornell at the hands of Georgia forces.
March 28, 1793 Letter from Governor Telfair to Major Gaither regarding murders and outrages by Creeks against whites in County of Glynn Governor Edward Telfair Henry Gaither Governor Telfair has received a report regarding murder of whites at Glynn County by Creeks. He asks Major Gaither to find out what can be obtained by Federal Government in order to deal with emergency.
February 16, 1790 Letter from the Governor of Georgia Governor Edward Telfair Henry Knox Gov. Telfair informs Knox of the peaceful disposition of the Creeks. Telfair also mentions trade with the Indians.