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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
October 12, 1791 Supplies for Militia John Harris Samuel Hodgdon Newly arrived militia required supplies, specifics listed.
May 17, 1792 Pernicious Counsels of Mr. Bowles William Blount Alexander McGillivray Governor Blount creates for General McGillivray a long list of murders, horse stealings and other depredations by the southern Indians, particulary the Creeks and Cherokees. He has been informed that William Bowles may be the mastermind behind these atrocities.
October 5, 1793 Letter from Major Robert Flournoy to Major James Seagrove Creek Indian Agent criticizing the Federal Government, its handling of Indian affairs, the destructive northeastern politicians, and a request for the return of his negro boy Cooper Robert Flournoy James Seagrove Flournoy submits that the people of Georgia do not want a treaty with the Indians because it will be deaf to their interests. Criticizes the northeastern politicians for making peace on any terms. It was this approach that led to the failure in New York [presumably the failed Conference at Sandusky the previous summer]. Any prisoner exchange of Creek Indians should require Creek restoration of...
September 7, 1792 Report from the Major General Commanding the Army Anthony Wayne Henry Knox Wayne complains that his men are not being paid as expeditiously as he would like. The rivers are so low that they are not navigable so supplies cannot be transported but inefficiency on the part of the contractor is also at fault. There is a great need for qualified officers. Records are enclosed regarding the punishments meted out for desertion, including three executions. The troops...