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Rutherford, Griffith (1721-1805) to The Honorable Council of Safety of North Carolina

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC00496.081 Author/Creator: Rutherford, Griffith (1721-1805) Place Written: s.l. Type: Autograph document signed Date: 10 July 1776 Pagination: 1 p. : address : docket ; 32 x 20 cm.

Summary of Content: Describes Indian unrest in the frontier. Hopes to negotiate a treaty. Awaits instructions from the Council. Rutherford served as a general in the Revolution and in 1776 was successful in subduing the Cherokee Nation in North Carolina.

Background Information:

People: Rutherford, Griffith, 1721-1805

Historical Era: American Revolution, 1763-1783

Subjects: American Indian HistoryFrontiers and ExplorationRevolutionary WarTreatyMilitary History

Sub Era: The War for Independence

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