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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
May 12, 1790 Proof of Agression John Edwards Harry Innes Murders by Indians related, with anger.
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.
April 29, 1791 Report on living amongst the Creek Indians Caleb Swan Henry Knox Caleb Swan accounts for his time and travels among the Creek Indians. He has learned a bit of their language, but once McGillivray departed for his winter home in Florida, he found it intolerable to remain, and thus left early.
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.
February 2, 1792 Intelligence Report to the Secretary at War Anonymous Henry Knox This letter is an anonymous intelligence report from the frontier to Henry Knox, asking him not to reveal the correspondence between them to Judge McComb. Also, in order to prevent the Saganaw and Michillimakina Indians from assisting other hostile tribes on the frontier, the sender of the report recommends that Knox authorize the release of Indian prisoners. Further states that the paroled...