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Recommendation for Peace Treaty to be Signed by the Sachams and War Chiefs of Sandusky

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Date January 9, 1795
Author Name Anthony Wayne (primary) Location: Greenville
Recipient Name [not available]
Summary Promises of peace by war chiefs of Sandusky and the U.S. military. Promises of protection by U.S. for Indian Nations who act peacefully but are attacked by hostile nations or settlers. Enclosed letter from Lord Dorchester, Governor of Canada.
Document Format Draft Document Signed
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Related Persons/Groups Anthony Wayne; Sachems; War Chiefs; Enos Klum; Wayandot warrior; Wayandot; warriors; foolish young men; Indians; Delaware; Ottawa; Chippewas; Putawatamus; Six Nations; Governor; troops; commanding officer; Indian Nations; hostile tribes; General George Washington; President; Colonel Hamtramck; Chiefs; Sacks; Miami; Governor Lincoln; Colonel McKer; Lord Donchester; British Governor General; Captain Brant; ;
Related Places Sandusky; Greenville; Muskingum; settlements; rapids of Sandusky; reserved lands; Miami Villages; rapids of the Miami; Canada; Quebec; Detroit River; ;
Keywords messages; hatchets; wampum; string of white wampum; mischief; treaty; hostile intentions; steal; horses; property; settlements; apprehension of injury; fort or fortification; general treaty; Northwest of the Ohio; ;
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