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Articles of Treaty Negotiations

Sources & Images
Source Name Image(s)
CollectionIndiana Historical Society Library: Northwest Territory Coll., M367 view image
CollectionPrinted Version only (no image)
MicrofilmHistorical Society Of Pennsylvania: Anthony Wayne Papers (no image)
PublicationKnopf, Richard C., ed. Anthony Wayne, A Name In Arms: The Wayne-Knox-Pickering-McHenry Correspondence. Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press, 1960. (no image)
Document Information
Date April 8, 1795
Author Name Timothy Pickering (primary) Location: War Office
Recipient Name Anthony Wayne (primary)
Summary Timothy Pickering - interim Secretary of War - provides General Wayne with instructions relative to the approaching treaty with the Indians.
Document Format Autograph Letter Signed
Document Notes Cited in Pickering to Wayne, 04/25/1795. XL, 35
Content Notes [not available]
Related Persons/Groups Anthony Wayne; Timothy Pickering; George Washington; Ohio; Miami; French; British; Six Nations; Western Indians; Delaware; Arthur St. Clair; White Nations; prisoners; Creek; Cherokee; Agents; Lieutenant Domler; ;
Related Places War Office; Southwest Territory; Wabash River; Ohio River; Lake Erie; Fort Harmar; Cuyahoga; Northwest Territory; Fort Michilimackinac; Allegheny River; French Creek; Muskingum River; Greenville; Canada; Detroit; Sandusky River; ;
Keywords compensation; hunting grounds; Treaty of 1783; Treaty of Fort Harmar; property; threats; hostages; ransom; trading post; ;
Key Phrases "One great principle ought to guide the negotiations-rigid adherence to truth-a principle that is essential in negotiations with the Indians..."

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