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Exchange of Prisoners for Farmland

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CollectionChicago Historical Society: Anthony Wayne Papers view image
Document Information
Date March 21, 1795
Author Name Anthony Wayne (primary) Location: Headquarters, Greeneville
Recipient Name Sachems, Chiefs, & Warriors of the Wyandots, Delawares, Ottawas, Chippewas, Pottawatomies, Shawnees, & Miamis (primary)
Summary Since the Indians have agreed to surrender all their prisoners, Wayne agrees to allow the Delaware Nation to continue to farm the same ground they once occupied.
Document Format Autograph Letter Signed
Document Notes A document dated 04/23/1795 was possibly a postscript to this document (not found).
Content Notes [not available]
Related Persons/Groups Anthony Wayne; Sachems; Major Hunt, Commandant of Fort Defiance; Delaware Nation; ;
Related Places Headquarters, Greeneville; Swan Creek; Grand Glaize; ;
Keywords immediate surrender of all the prisoners; Preliminary Articles; sincerity of your hearts; ;
Key Phrases I shall expect to take you all by the hand at this place on the fifteenth day of June next...;

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