Letter - William Blount to James Robertson, 1794 April 3

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 9
Letter - William Blount to James Robertson
Letter - William Blount to James Robertson

Transcription

[page 1] Knoxville April 3d. 1794 Dear Sir, I had yesterday the Pleasure of your letter by Mr. Hickman. I am very glad that the two Squaws prove to be unquestionably Creeks. It affords a very well timed Proof of the Perfidy of that Nation I mean a Proof to such as had doubts on that Head. My latest letters from Philadelphia are of the 12th February, & them not official in one there is a paragraph saying the Committee of Indian Affairs will report in favour of offensive operations, thus we have reason to hope the Matter will be fairly in debate before Congress and for myself I am strongly impressed with the Hope that Congress will concur with the Report. Doctor White with the Address of the House of Representatives will arrive in excellent Time and much is to be expected from his Mission. Genet is removed from office and a Successor has arrived at Philadelphia_ With his Removal the remaining Spirit of the mad Enterprise against Florida must [page 2] expire. On the 20 of this Month I leave this place for the Moravian Town there to meet Mrs. Blount and conduct her to this place. I shall certainly be back by the 20th May which I suppose will be nearly the Time that you and the Judge may be expected. For the Occurrences of this Country I refer to the Bearer Mr. Hickman, I am with Sincere Esteem, Your obt. Servt. Wm. Blount [to] General Robertson [page 3] General Robertson Mr. Hickman 1794

Dates

  • Other: 1794 April 3

Extent

From the Collection: 1.26 Linear Feet (3 Hollinger boxes)

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English

Repository Details

Part of the Vanderbilt University Special Collections Repository

Contact:
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Nashville TN 37203 United States


 

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