Mistaken Information Regarding Indian Land Negotiations

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Date July 16, 1795
Author Name Timothy Pickering (primary) Location: War Office
Recipient Name John Jay (primary)
Summary Secretary Pickering discusses mistaken information about negotiations for Indian land with Governor John Jay of New York.
Document Format Autograph Letter Signed
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Related Persons/Groups John Jay; Timothy Pickering; Commissioners; Onondagas; Tilloris; Morris; Israel Chapin; Indians;
Related Places War Office; New York;
Keywords proposed negotiation; purchase; land; Indian tribes; your Excellency; letter; correct a mistake; legislature; act authorizing the purchasing of those Indian lands directed an application to the General Government for a treaty to be held; your account; motion to amend the act; correspondence; information legislature; belief; motion; law; no disposition to misrepresent; manifesting my surprise; gentlemen; attempt the negotiation in opposition not only to an act of the General Government but of his own State Government.;
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