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September 6, 1793 James Seagrove Creek Indian Agent to Secretary of War Henry Knox on meeting with Georgia Governor Telfair James Seagrove Henry Knox Writing from Augusta Georgia, Seagrove informs Knox that after meeting Georgia Governor Telfair, he has written a follow-on letter in order to inform the Governor of his movements to meet the Creeks on 10 September 1793. Seagrove will remain in Augusta for the day in case the Governor needs to speak with him.
May 22, 1793 Answer of W. Payne to James Seagrove Chief of Simanola Tribe of Creeks [Seminoles] W. Payne James Seagrove Payne tells Seagrove that the has heard his talk; cannot answer all on this day. Will answer next day after consulting his people. Says that his Indians don't know so much as the white people. Has been here [Colerain] for some days. White people have used us like brothers. Will give a talk tomorrow.
February 20, 1793 Letter from James Seagrove to Indian Interpreter Alexander Cornell James Seagrove Alexander Cornell Letter from Indian Agent to the Creeks James Seagrove to interpreter Alexander Cornell. Seagrove received a letter from John Galphin, who is a wealthy Creek of mixed blood. Seagrove is pleased that the Creek people take his talks as they are intended and dictated from purest friendship. Seagrove asks that Cornell exert himself in all his power to prevent the Creeks from talking with the Shawnee...
October 13, 1794 Fortifying the harbor at St. Mary's, Georgia Tench Coxe Alexander Hamilton The Commissioner of the Revenue requests that a warrant be issued to James Seagrove for the balance of money granted by Congress for the purpose of fortifying the harbor of St. Mary's, Georgia. Seagrove has already received $1000.
November 17, 1794 Delivery of Funds to the Dept. of War in Georgia Joseph Howell James Seagrove Seagrove is to deliver to Constant Freeman, Agent of the Department of War in Georgia, the sum of $11,407 in current notes and marked in the upper right hand corner with Freeman's initials "C.T."
June 14, 1796 Problems with Indians and Drunkenness James Seagrove Commissioners of the United States Despite his best efforts, Indians are frequently drunk. No liquor has officially entered camp, so Seagrove assumes it was furnished by the garrison or the contractors to the Indians. Seagrove requests no Indians be allowed alcohol. Mentioned spies and people sent to destroy relations with U.S.
May 16, 1794 Letter Citation James Seagrove Henry Knox Cited in Seagrove to Knox, 05/16/1794.
March 28, 1793 Letter Citation James Seagrove Timothy Barnard [Bernard] Cited in Barnard to Seagrove, 04/09/1793.
July 3, 1793 Letter Citation Unknown Author James Seagrove Cited in Seagrove to Bernard, 07/29/1793.
September 17, 1793 Letter Citation James Seagrove Henry Knox Cited in Seagrove to Knox, 10/14/1793.
April 12, 1792 Letter Citation James Seagrove Henry Knox Cited in Seagrove to Knox, 04/21/1792.
May 12, 1793 Letter Citation James Seagrove Charles Weatherford Cited in Weatherford to Seagrove, 06/11/1793.
June 10, 1792 Letter Citation James Seagrove Henry Knox Cited in Knox to Seagrove, 08/11/1792.
January 1, 1792 Letter Citation James Seagrove Henry Knox Cited in Knox to Seagrove, 02/20/1792.
August 30, 1792 Letter Citation Henry Knox James Seagrove Cited in Seagrove to Knox, 10/17/1792
July 5, 1793 Letter Citation James Seagrove Richard Thomas Cited in Thomas to Seagrove, 07/19/1793.
May 1, 1793 Letter Citation James Seagrove Alexander McGillivray Cited in McGillivray to Seagrove, 05/18/1793.
June 31, 1793 Letter Citation James Seagrove Henry Knox Cited in Knox to Seagrove, 09/16/1793.
August 6, 1793 Letter Citation James Seagrove Henry Knox Cited in Knox to Seagrove, 09/16/1793.
November 28, 1793 Letter Citation James Seagrove Henry Knox Cited in Seagrove to Knox, 11/30/1793.
October 11, 1792 Letter Citation Henry Knox James Seagrove Cited in Knox to Seagrove, 10/31/1792.
August 31, 1792 Letter Citation Henry Knox James Seagrove Cited in Knox to Seagrove, 10/27/1792.
April 8, 1793 From Tuckabachee; letter from Alexander Cornell to Creek Indian Agent James Seagrove on the robbery and murder at St Marys Alexander Cornell James Seagrove Cornell sorry about the mischief done at St Marys [the robbery and murder of whites at Traders Hill at Robert Seagrove's store]. Mad Dog and David Cornell uneasy about what to do. Had high hopes for peace. Mentions great father General Washington. Have thrown away Spaniard's talks; although Creeks friends with Spaniards, do not take talk against United States. There would be peace if everyone...
December 5, 1797 Requests Accountability for the Use of Supplies for Indian Use John Steele Samuel Hodgdon According to an adjustment of the records of the Treasury, a 1796 treaty with the Creek Indians shows that sundries and supplies were retained by James Seagrove, superintendent of Indian Affairs. Steele requests that Seagrove be charged and held accountable in the records.
February 20, 1793 Letter from James Seagrove Creek Indian Agent, to David Cornell on his bad actions owing to the wicked advice of white me James Seagrove David Cornell From St Mary's, Seagrove says that David Cornell's actions [bringing a scalp from Cumberland at behest of Spanish Agent] are indeed bad, but are the fault of the wicked white men [Spanish Agents]. Seagrove expresses great regard for Cornell's father. Advises him to take the advice of his cousin Alexander. Will see Cornell when he visits the Cussetahs on 1 May 1793.