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Letter, 1788 Oct. 19, [to] Brigadier General Elijah Clarke, Wilkes County, Georgia

Author: Benjamin Cleavland; Elijah Clarke; Hargrett Library.; University of Georgia. Libraries.; Southeastern Native American Documents Collection (GALILEO (Georgia statewide project))
Publisher: 1788.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English
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Letter to Brigadier General Elijah Clarke in Wilkes County, Georgia, from Benjamin Cleavland dated October 19, 1788. Cleavland tells Clarke of recent alleged attacks and thefts by neighboring Indians. Cleavland suggests that the parties of Indians are Creek and Cherokee, but guesses that they are mostly Cherokees. He claims that more than twenty horses and supplies of seed were stolen, some livestock killed, and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Letters
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Benjamin Cleavland; Elijah Clarke; Hargrett Library.; University of Georgia. Libraries.; Southeastern Native American Documents Collection (GALILEO (Georgia statewide project))
OCLC Number: 44287362
Notes: Document ID: tcc022.
Digital image of original manuscript, scanned by the University of Georgia Libraries in 1999, as part of GALILEO, funded in part by a grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services.
Manuscript held by the Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library of the University of Georgia Libraries, Telamon Cuyler, MS 1170, box 77, folder 33, document 15.
Description: 4 p. /leaves.
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Responsibility: Benjamin Cleavland.

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Letter to Brigadier General Elijah Clarke in Wilkes County, Georgia, from Benjamin Cleavland dated October 19, 1788. Cleavland tells Clarke of recent alleged attacks and thefts by neighboring Indians. Cleavland suggests that the parties of Indians are Creek and Cherokee, but guesses that they are mostly Cherokees. He claims that more than twenty horses and supplies of seed were stolen, some livestock killed, and several whites injured in recent incidents. He requests assistance from General Clarke.

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