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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
February 12, 1793 Depredations in Mero District William Blount Henry Knox The depredations in Mero District appear to have been committed by the Creeks with the aid of the lower Cherokees. John McKee has been dispatched to meet with the chiefs of the lower towns with the mission of reestablishing peace. He has been given Indian articles to present to the chiefs to persuade them of his good intentions.
April 9, 1793 Cherokee Representation to Philadelphia William Blount Henry Knox Blount believes that the Cherokee Nation would be willing to send a represenation to Philadelphia to confer with the President but they are hesitant to do so while it appears the Creeks are making war, with the aid of young Cherokee warriors, on the Cumberland settlements .
April 21, 1792 Indians Revenging Themselves on the Innocent James Seagrove Henry Knox James Seagrove writes to Knox regarding the subversive actions of several of William Bowles' friends and dispairs at the failure of the State of Georgia to prosecute the murderer of an Indian, the result of which was the revenge killing of two innocent Americans by the murdered Indian's relations.
March 20, 1792 Protecting Citizens on the Frontier William Blount Henry Knox Governor William Blount provides Knox with information regarding the dispositions of the Southern Indians, and the causes of the hostilities of part of the Cherokees and Creeks and the steps he is taking to protect citizens on the frontier.
August 22, 1789 Indian Attacks Robert Johnson John Adams Letter gives detailed account of Indian attacks and the resulting defense by U.S. troops.
June 6, 1797 Murders Committed in a Time of Profound Peace John Sevier James McHenry Sevier comments on murders committed by settlers and by Indians and emphasizes that there is blame on both sides.
March 14, 1793 Robert Brown's Affidavit at Camden County Georgia recounting his observations at the robbery and murder at Robert Seagrove's store at Traders Hill on St Mary's Robert Brown James Seagrove Brown states that he was with Daniel Moffett [one of those later killed at robbery at Traders Hill on St Marys]. They met an Indian who told them the Creeks were going to war on the frontier. There was some trading and discussion taking place at Robert Seagrove's store at Trader's Hill. James Allen, Daniel Moffett, John Galphin were present. Fleming purchased a deer skin and was shot dead while...
November 12, 1795 Murder of Peaceful Indians Timothy Pickering George Mathews News of Creeks murder relayed, details supporting the Indians innocence included. Demands murderers to be brought to trial.
October 20, 1789 Census of Six Nations Giving Numbers and Names of Tribes and Heads of Families at Grand River and on the Ohio Reverend Samuel Kirkland [not available] Census, describes Six Nations population; describes Indian population. The total of the Six Nations population is listed at 3665
February 13, 1799 Statement of Facts Relative to the Georgia Militia Constant Freeman William Simmons Freeman clarifies the situation regarding the Georgia militia and the US Army beginning in 1793. Freeman asserts that he was never properly informed the total number of militia active in the state, and determined that those not mustered were unauthorized by Congress and the Department of War, although they were activated by the Governor.
June 7, 1790 Regarding use of force in response to depredations of Indians Henry Knox Josiah Harmar Detailed account of Indian attacks and continental troops defense against raiding and murdering parties of banditti on the frontier along Ohio River. No other solution but to "extirpate those banditti utterly". By orders of the President and the governor of the Western Territory, Harmar is to solve Indian problem without violating any Indian treaties already in effect. Volunteers from Kentucky...