Speech of the President to the Seneca Chiefs

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Date January 19, 1791
Author Name George Washington (primary) Location: Philadelphia
Recipient Name Seneca Chiefs (primary)
Summary Washington refuses to restore any of the lands ceded by the Indians in the treaties of Fort Stanwix and Fort Harmar but assures them that he is still their friend and protector and will help them achieve prosperity by teaching them to raise domestic animals, the use of the plow, and how to raise corn.
Document Format Printed transcription/modern copy of Document
Source Collection: Printed Version only

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