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Speech of the Wyandots

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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 November 3, 1794
Author Name Chiefs of the Wyandots (primary)
Recipient Name Anthony Wayne (primary)
Summary Speech of a Wyandot chief, delivered to General Anthony Wayne at Greenville. The Wyandots plea for peace, and claim to be determined "to bury the hatchet and scalping knife deep in the ground." Asks that the United States "have pity on us, and leave us a small piece of land to build a town upon." Mourn that there is no longer sufficient land to live and hunt upon.
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Related Persons/Groups Anthony Wayne; Wyandots; Indians; chief; Great Spirit; Sandusky;
Related Places Greenville; Scioto;
Keywords peace; hatchet; knife; scalps; land; river; stockade; blockhouse; hunting;
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