Northwest Territory and Indians

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Date July 20, 1795
Author Name J. Smith (primary) Location: Columbia
Recipient Name Samuel Hodgdon (primary) Location: Philadelphia
Summary One hundred Indians are at Greenville awaiting the completion of the treaty. As some appear to be of a hostile disposition, Smith doubts that there will be a peaceful resolution. There has been rapid immigration to the territory and it provides much hope to the landed speculators. He himself has traveled in the Ohio Country west of the Miami River and believes to to have the finest soil and water.
Document Format Autograph Letter Signed
Document Notes Partially illegible.
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Related Persons/Groups Samuel Hodgdon; J. Smith; Indians;
Related Places Philadelphia; Columbia; Northwest Territory; Greenville; Ohio; Miami River;
Keywords speculation; speculators; land; treaty;
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