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Plea for Peace

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CollectionChicago Historical Society: Anthony Wayne Papers view image
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Date September 27, 1794
Author Name John Williams (primary) Location: Sandusky
Recipient Name Anthony Wayne (primary)
Summary This is a plea for peace after five years of war. It has been the misfortune of the peaceful Wyandots to have been displaced from their land during this period. This has left many of John Williams' countrymen in a state of despair and he will do all in his power to gain peace.
Document Format Document Signed
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Related Persons/Groups John Williams, Jr.; Anthony Wayne; Wyandots; chiefs and warriors; my people of Sandusky; Christians; ;
Related Places Sandusky; thirteen United States; ;
Keywords blessings of peace; state of bliss; our nation's soil; present misfortunes; right and wrong; justice; blood; ;
Key Phrases I am determined to let my brothers, the United States of America, know of the abuse and imposition we have received from a people who call themselves Christians...;

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