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Letter from John Stuart to William Legge, Earl of Dartmouth [Extract]
Stuart, John, 1718-1779
January 06, 1776
Volume 10, Page 392

[B. P. R. O. Am. & W. Ind. Vol. 280.]
Letters from John Stuart, Indian Agent &c., to the Earl of Dartmouth.

Saint Augustine, 6th Janry, 1776.

My Lord,

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The Commissioners appointed by the Continental Congress to manage Indian Affairs in the Southern District have returned from Salisbury in North Carolina where they met and consulted with the Commissioners appointed for the Northern District, the result of which is to call a meeting of the Cherokees at Fort Charlotte the 16th of April and of the Creeks at Augusta in Georgia the 1st of May. I hope my Influence will prove superior to theirs and I shall employ it all in counteracting them. I submit abstracts of Sir James Wright's Letters containing the above Intelligence.

I have the honour &c.,
JOHN STUART.