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September 18, 1793 Report from Captain Constant Freeman to Henry Knox on Georgia resistance to Seagrove's peace efforts and Seagrove's relationship with the people of Georgia Constant Freeman Henry Knox Freeman suggests that reports of Seagrove in personal danger are exaggerations. Georgia people mad at Seagrove, but would not openly oppose the government. Seagrove believes he is disliked because he is a federal officer and is zealous about achieving peace. Reports that Alexander has 90 men determined to prevent Seagrove from meeting with the Creeks.
December 8, 1797 Settling the Account of James Seagrove John Steel Samuel Hodgdon Steele wants to know whether the books of the Superintendent show James Seagrove of St. Marys as a debtor to the United States for money owed the public stores. Seagrove wants to settle his account with the Treasury and will leave St. Marys as soon as navigation can be arranged,.
April 14, 1793 Letter from James Seagrove Indian Agent, to W. Payne Head Chief of the Simanola of Creek Indians at Sotchaway James Seagrove Chief of Simanola Tribe of Creeks [Seminoles] W. Payne Letter from James Seagrove to W. Payne, Chief of Simanola [Seminole] tribe. Seagrove has not yet met the Chief personally, but notes that his reputation is respectable. Seagrove extends invitation to Payne to visit. Refers to meeting of chiefs 1 May at Cussetah. Describes the robbery and murder at Robert Seagrove's store at Trader Hill St Marys. Suggests that William Burgess, a trader was...
September 14, 1798 The Account of James Seagrove Oliver Wolcott, Jr. James McHenry James Seagrove, late collector for the district of Saint Mary's in Georgia, has retained a number of revenue bonds on the grounds that certain demands may have to be paid by the War Department. Wolcottt requests information about what sums may be admitted as being due to Mr. Seagrove.
October 22, 1794 Accounts of James Seagrove Oliver Wolcott, Jr. Samuel Hodgdon Enclosed are the records relative to the settlement of the accounts of James Seagrove, Agent for Indians Affairs in the Southern Department. These accounts involve the receipt and distribution of stores and Seagrove affirms that the relevant vouchers have been lodged in the office of the Secretary of War.
March 17, 1793 Letter Citation James Seagrove John Adams Cited in Knox to Seagrove, 04/30/1793; Knox to Seagrove, 06/10/1793.
September 3, 1794 Charges Against James Seagrove Joseph Howell Richard Harrison Enclosed are charges against James Seagrove amounting to $14,508.45, the exoneration of which will be deferred until his account is settled.
July 12, 1794 Receipt of James Seagrove John Matthews Joseph Howell Matthews encloses the receipts of James Seagrove, Superintendent of Indian Affairs, for $5,400.
March 21, 1793 Letter Citation James Seagrove Henry Knox Cited in Knox to Seagrove, 04/30/1793; Knox to Seagrove, 06/10/1793; Seagrove to Knox, 04/19/1793.
May 1, 1792 Letter Citation James Seagrove Alexander McGillivray Cited in McGillivray to Seagrove, 05/18/1792.
March 25, 1792 Letter Citation James Seagrove Alexander McGillivray Cited in Seagrove to Knox, 04/21/1792.
November 30, 1791 Letter Citation James Seagrove George Washington Cited in Knox to Seagrove, 02/20/1792.
November 15, 1792 Indian Affairs in the Southern Department Henry Knox United States Senate Knox transmits to the Senate information from James Seagrove regarding Indian affairs in the southeast. .
August 15, 1792 Letter Citation Unknown Author James Seagrove Cited in Seagrove to The White Lieutenant, 10/07/1792.
August 31, 1793 Deposition of James Aikens describing threats by inabitants of Georgia against Federal Indians agents their employ James Aiken [not available] James Aiken, working for James Seagrove, Creek Indian Agent, describes traveling with goods and baggage of Seagrove along with a free negro named Frederick Chaves. In Washington County Georgia, Aiken and Chaves were confronted by inhabitants and threatened with death because of their service under Seagrove. A Reverend Hutchinson intervened and saved the men's lives. Aiken notes that the people...
February 3, 1801 Simmons Asking Dexter to Issue a Directive Regarding Exhorbitant Rent Charges for James Seagrove's Property William Simmons Samuel Dexter James Seagrove of Georgia is renting his property to the government at exorbitant rates.
September 6, 1793 James Seagrove Creek Indian Agent letter to Georgia Governor Telfair on planned meeting with Creeks on 10 September 1793 James Seagrove Governor Edward Telfair From Augusta Seagrove recounts his meeting with the Governor on 5 September 1793 and informs Governor of Georgia Telfair of his plans to meet with the Creeks. He informs Telfair that his mission is in conformity with orders of the President of United States General George Washington and Secretary of War Henry Knox. Seagrove assures the Governor that he will communicate fully on all matters in his...
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.
September 22, 1793 Letter Citation James Seagrove Henry Knox Cited in Seagrove to Knox, 10/09/1793; Seagrove to Knox, 10/14/1793.
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...
September 28, 1793 Extract of letter from Major Henry Gaither to Joshua Meals, Merchant, Augusta Henry Gaither Joshua Meals [In quotation marks], letter from Major Gaither informs merchant Joshua Meals that Gaither will leave for the Oakmulgee next day and will need to furnish James Seagrove with a guard, pack horses and will likely have to accompany Seagrove himself in order to provide protection from several parties of militia.
February 20, 1793 Letter from James Seagrove to the Chiefs and Headmen of the Cussetah and Coweta Towns James Seagrove Chiefs and Headmen of Cussetah & Coweta Towns Letter from James Seagrove to the Chiefs and Headmen of the Cussetah and Coweta Towns, dated St. Mary's, 20 Feb. 1793. Seagrove writes to inform the Creek leadership that he will meet with them 1 May; and that the talks from the great father General Washington, President of the United States, are straight and good towards Creeks. Seagrove admonishes Creek leaders not to listen to the northward...
January 27, 1793 Letter Citation James Holmes James Seagrove Cited in Seagrove to Holmes, 02/24/1793.
January 30, 1793 Letter Citation James Holmes James Seagrove Cited in Seagrove to Holmes, 02/24/1793.
April 8, 1793 From Tuchabachee: Letter from Mad Dog, The White Lieutenant, David Cornell, Alexander Cornell, Mr Weathorford, and thirteen headmen of Upper Creeks [not available] James Seagrove The authors pledge agreement with James Seagrove's talk. Authors note that they did not listen to northern Indians; do not want to shed any white people's blood. Once went to war against Cumberland people, but since Seagrove's talk don't intend to go to war. Mad Dog's brother and nephew went into Chickasaw leader's house and killed them both. Tried to keep peace with all colors, but they...