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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.
1793 Copy of a talk from the Big Warrior of the Cussetahs Big Warrior General John Twiggs Undated, but probably around May 1793. Timothy Barnard delivered a talk from Big Warrior of Cussetahs, and two chiefs of same town. Upper Creeks profess continued friendship. Cowetas, Chehaws, Oswitches, Broken Arrow, vow to continue hostilities and refuse to collect and return stolen property. Big Warriors says he has done all he can, and now believes the white man must subdue them; provides...
June 13, 1793 Extract of letter from General Twiggs with additional reason why troops did not proceed during expedition against Creeks at Oakmulgee General John Twiggs [not available] From the files of Executive, William Urquhart and presumably addressed to Governor Telfair, Twiggs notes an additional reason why his troops did not proceed on in the expedition against Creeks at Oakmulgee. Notes that in addition to lack of provisions, he foresaw the likelihood that troops would have killed some of Cusseta nation hunting in small parties. This would have united friendly towns...
September 8, 1793 Extract of letter from General Twiggs describing Indian robberies, damage, theft at Green County Georgia General John Twiggs [not available] Indians came to Mr Caibb's in Green County and stole property; to Mr Hill's and plundered and stole horses. Colonel Melton pursued, but waters too high. Inhabitants below Carr's Bluff near Colonel Pugh's don't think themselves safe without a block house and guard. From the files of executive W. Urquhart SED.
August 30, 1798 Ascertaining the Truth Respecting General Smith James McHenry John Eager Howard Despite being afflicted with a vicious fever, McHenry has attempted to ascertain whether the sentiments attributed to General Smith have been correctly stated. Before he died, Captain Mitchell had presented his version of General Smith's conversation as had Mr. Bayard of the house of representatives of Wilmington, Delaware.
May 25, 1795 Extract of a letter from Detroit dated 5/25/1795, Communicated by W. J. Williams. John Foster Williams [not available] Indians are timid to sign peace treaty due to the lies told by traitors. Blue Jacket doing his best to persuade them to join the United States, writer feels they will acquiesce once they are away from the "Hell hole". Change in posts for Col. McKee to upper Canada.
June 7, 1793 Request for Cooperation from Royal Governor of Canada Lt. Col Edward Baker Littlehales Lieutenant General John Graves Simcoe U.S. Indian Commissioners at Navy Hall request the cooperation of the British government in pursuing peace negotiations with the Western tribes.
July 7, 1793 Remarks from Captain Brant in the name of the Deputies, addressed to Governor Colonel Simcoe Captain Joseph Brant [not available] N.B. at the Council held at Niagara, before the arrival of the Federal Commissioners, Captain Brant spoke with Upper Canada Governor Colonel Simcoe. Brant gives greetings and expresses peaceful intentions and presents Wampum. Simcoe remarked that he was happy to see them well, and as the commissioners wished to meet the Indians in Simcoe's presence, he should be glad to hear what they have to...
June 7, 1793 Letter from Federal Commissioners Sandusky Conference to Governor Simcoe Federal Commissioners Treaty at Sandusky [not available] Simcoe conveys that British officers will attend Sandusky Conference. Chief of Senekas [Senecas] believes that open communication with Governor Simcoe on treaty would have salutary effect; Governor will give his opinion about it. Presence of officers would add to security. [Same day, separate note from Governor Simcoe]. Governor is impressed by the importance of the negotiations and will help...