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Contemporary Copy of Letter, to Henry Knox

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CollectionNew-York Historical Society: Henry O'Reilly Collection view image
CollectionPrinted Version only (no image)
PublicationLowrie, Walter and St. Clair Clarke, Matthew, eds. American State Papers: Documents, Legislative and Executive, of the Congress of the United States, Vol. IV, Indian Affairs. 38 Vols. Washington, DC: Gales and Seaton, 1832. (no image)
Document Information
Date June 12, 1794
Author Name [not available]
Recipient Name Henry Knox (primary)
Summary Letter, discusses Council at Buffalo Creek; encloses narrative of Indian agent; advises re settlement at Presque Isle; informs re journey to Council at Buffalo Creek.
Document Format Contemporary Copy of Letter
Document Notes Enclosed in Knox to Mifflin, 06/24/1794. Cited in Knox to Washington, 06/25/1794.
Content Notes [not available]
Related Persons/Groups Henry Knox; General Israel Chapin; Cornplanter; ;
Related Places Canandaguai; Canandaigua; Pennsylvania; Buffalo Creek; Upper Canada; Venango; ;
Keywords treaty; afraid of the consequences of the attempt to settle Presque Isle at present; validity of the Cornplanter's sale to Pennsylvania; council which was to have been held at Venango is to meet at Buffalo Creek; received three messages from the Indians requesting my immediate attendance; hopes that I might be able to put off going until the return of my son; last message presses me in the most earnest manner to repair immediately; person sent to Upper Canada; communicate such information as I should receive from him; narrative that he has committed to paper since his return; honor of informing you; ;
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