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Title:[Letter] 1795 Sep. 21, Tellico Blockhouse [Territory South of the Ohio River, to] [William] Blount / John McKee: a machine readable transcription of an image
Author:McKee, John

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Date: September 21, 1795
Extent: 2p
Summary:There are two letters. The first letter is from John McKee to Governor William Blount, dated September 21, 1795. McKee confirms sending letters to Cherokee Chiefs and Mr. Dinsmoor as requested by Governor Blount. The second letter is a statement of witness from Silas Dinsmoor and John McKee to Blount, dated October 21, 1795. They confirm that a rifle was given to Willioe in thanks for services rendered to the United States.
Collection:David Henley Collection

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Tellico Blockhouse Sep [September] 21st 1795.

In obedience to your instructions I dispatched Willioe & Toonai with Letters for M Dinsmoor the Stallion & to the Chiefs of the Cherokee s from the execution of which they have returned & brought with them three stolen horses which they collected in the Lower Towns.

I have the honor to be with respect
Your Excellencys
Obt [Obedient] Servant
John McKee
His Excellency Governor Blount

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We Silas Dinsmoor & John McKee saw delivered by Barclay MGhee to Willioe by Governor Blount's order a new Riffle gun, valued at twenty five Dollars in reward for services rendered the United States by the said Willioe

Tellico BlockhouseOctober 21st 1795
Silas Dinmoor
John McKee

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