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Pursuit of Peace by Indians

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CollectionChicago Historical Society: Anthony Wayne Papers view image
Document Information
Date June 10, 1795
Author Name John Foster Williams (primary) Location: Sandusky
Recipient Name Anthony Wayne (primary)
Summary Williams advised Wayne that the emergency at hand should not have been ignored and caused the Indians to assume mischief. Letter from Wayne received and explained to the Council as best as possible by Williams for understanding of United States desire for peace. Indians enthusiastically pursue peace and have sent "bad people" from town.
Document Format Autograph Letter/Document Signed
Document Notes [not available]
Content Notes [not available]
Related Persons/Groups Anthony Wayne; John Williams; Captain Reid; Shawanee; Chief; Charles McLean; Indians; Ottawas; council; Indian Department; ;
Related Places Sandusky; Detroit; ;
Keywords wampum; council fire; peace; ;
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