Viewing 1–5 of 5 documents: "aggressors"

Date Title Author Recipient Summary
July 7, 1790 Opinion on Indian Attacks Harry Innes Henry Knox Stated that all warfare has been due to Indian aggression. In an effort to protect and preserve land rights, an expedition of volunteers into Indian territory will commence. Volunteers will not discriminate who they injure or kill.
June 17, 1793 Bad Doings of the Creeks and Cherokees Piamingo General Robertson Piamingo warns Smith of the depredations of the Creeks and Cherokees and wonders why the Americans even bother to treat with Indians that will be at war with them until they are defeated. They have even invited the Chickasaws and Choctaws to join them in a war against the United States.
December 8, 1790 Loan from Holland; admission of Kentucky; Northwest Indians George Washington Congress of the United States President Washington reports that Holland has provided a loan of three million florins. Kentucky is to become a state. Discusses the frequent incursions made on frontier settlements by certain banditti of Indians from the northwest side of the Ohio River. Relates that a military force consisting of regulars and militia, are making up an offensive expedition against the aggressors. The disturbed...
May 2, 1791 Instructions to Colonel Timothy Pickering Henry Knox Timothy Pickering Knox instructs Colonel Pickering in the importance of maintaining an alliance with the Six Nations during the upcoming campaign against the Western Indians. The Indians should be made to appreciate the many advantages of friendship with the United States including protection against lawless whites, compensation for lost property, education of Indian children, pensions for the principal chiefs,...
July 7, 1790 Hostile Indians Harry Innes Henry Knox Discussed dealing with hostile Shawnee Indians. Treaty at Fort Harmar, relations b/w settlers and Indians. Innes asserts Indians are aggressors and that settlers are defending their safety.