In the letter McGillivray describes American attempts take Indian lands: "The gaining of these Creeks Nations over to them is more immediately an object of their policy & to effect which purpose they have held forth the most tempting baits to my...
McGillivray lived at Hickory Ground (in present-day Wetumpka, Alabama). He was a trader and also worked as a messenger for Alexander McGillivray. The letter is not signed, but it is in McGillivray's handwriting. A transcript is included.
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