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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 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.
May 9, 1793 Deposition of James Seagrove. James Seagrove [not available] Seagrove's deposition sworn before William Mowbray: " That, ever since receiving his appointment as Indian agent in the employ of the United States...he, the said agent, hath not been concerned, directly or indirectly, in any Indian trade or commerce by himself or with any person or persons whatsoever...and whilst he continues in the employ of the United States as Indian agent, he will not,...
August 26, 1793 Money Placed in the Hands of James Seagrove, Agent to the Creeks Alexander Hamilton Henry Knox It appears that James Seagrove, Agent to the Creek Nation, is authorized to draw four thousand dollars, the authorization for which has been provided by the War Department.
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.
December 18, 1794 Letter from deputy agent of Indian affairs Timothy Barnard [Bernard] James Seagrove Extract of a letter from Timothy Barnard, deputy agent of Indian affairs to James Seagrove, Indian agent to the Creeks in the Southern Department.
August 4, 1793 Extract of letter from James Seagrove, agent of Creek Indian Affairs to Henry Knox Secretary of War James Seagrove [not available] From Savannah Georgia, Seagrove encloses a copy of a letter from Georgia Governor Telfair and reports that there has been no change or novelty in Indian Affairs since last report.
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.
September 26, 1795 Remitting funds for the Georgia militia William Simmons James Seagrove Directs James Seagrove to remit funds to Constant Freeman for payment to the Georgia militia and Lt. Col. Gaither.
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...
January 29, 1795 Message to the Senate and the House of Representatives George Washington [not available] Cover letter for letter from Secretary of War and an extract of memo from J. Seagrove. Both documents pertain to Indian Affairs. The letter itself deals with getting Indians to comply with the Treaty of New York.
May 26, 1793 Deposition of James Seagrove, Creek Indian Agent regarding financial interest in Creek trade of commerce James Seagrove Justice of Peace William Moubray Deposition of James Seagrove, Creek Indian Agent indicates that he had no direct or indirect financial interest in Creek trade or commerce
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."
March 28, 1793 James Seagrove to the Chiefs, Head Men, and Warriors, of the whole Creek nation regarding Creek murder of white men at Trader's Hill near St Marys River James Seagrove [not available] Letter from James Seagrove Indian Agent to Creek Nation at St Marys. Seagrove refers to last time they met in November with hopeful prospects for peace that has been broken by unprovoked murder and robbery by Creeks against peaceful inhabitants of United States. Reports that on 11 March 1793 about twenty-five to thirty Creeks entered store of Robert Seagrove at Traders Hill on St Marys River, and...
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.
May 23, 1793 Answer of Mr Payne the Great Simanolla and Lochaway King to James Seagrove Creek Agent of Indian Affairs Chief of Simanola Tribe of Creeks [Seminoles] W. Payne James Seagrove A talk that Payne promised to give to Seagrove. Speaks of all men as having one father and one mother. Relates a story he heard from the old people that the world was once covered by the great water and drowned all the people, except for those who lived in a house on the water; whether this is the place, he says he does not know. He was also told that the world was divided into seven parts, and...
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...
May 16, 1794 Relations with Creek chiefs in Georgia James Seagrove Henry Knox Letter from the Agent for Indian Affairs regarding relations between Creek chiefs and Georgia Governor George Mathews. Seagrove is optimistic about friendly relations between the two.
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. .
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...
May 12, 1795 Extract of letter from James Seagrove, agent of Indian Affairs, on meeting with Chiefs of the Creek Nation, and the prospects of living in peace James Seagrove Timothy Pickering James Seagrove, Agent for Creek Indians, reported that he received dispatches from various Chiefs of the Creek Nations indicating that they will comply with his demands and will live in perfect peace and friendship with every part of the United States. Seagrove remarked that he believed that when he meets with the Chiefs, he will be able to impress upon them the necessity of their continuing in...
November 20, 1794 Receipt of James Seagrove for Use of the Indian Department John Mathews Joseph Howell Receipt enclosed from the payment of James Seagrove for his use of the Indian Department and pay, subsistence, and forage of regular troops. Bills of Exchange could not be negotiated for money due to the season, merchants needed all their specie for the purchase of tobacco.
March 22, 1793 Letter from Charles Weatherford to Creek Indian Agent James Seagrove on confusion since death of General McGillivray Charles Weatherford James Seagrove Copy of Letter from Charles Weatherford to Indian Agent for the Creeks, James Seagrove. Weatherford reports that there is confusion and fighting between the Creeks and Chickasaws since the death of General McGillivray in February. Weatherford has sent headmen to the lower towns to stop the mischief. Reports that the Chickasaws have killed some Creeks and out of revenge, Creeks have killed...
September 26, 1795 Funds for the Georgia militia William Simmons Constant Freeman Informs Constant Freeman that James Seagrove will provide funds to him for payment to the Georgia militia and the troops under the command of Lt. Col. Henry Gaither.
October 3, 1793 Letter from James Seagrove Creek Indian Agent, to Georgia Governor Telfair on efforts by Georgia militia to prevent Seagrove from meeting with Creek Chiefs James Seagrove Governor Edward Telfair Addressed to Georgia Governor and Commander in Chief of State of Georgia Edward Telfair, Seagrove implies that Telfair has been disingenuous with Seagrove. Seagrove recounts instances whereby Georgia Militia attempted to intervene and prevent Seagrove from meeting with the Creek leadership. Seagrove is dismayed that, after meeting with Telfair, and explaining President of United States General...