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Treaty of Greenville

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Date August 3, 1795
Author Name Northwestern Indian Chiefs (primary)
Recipient Name [not available]
Summary Peace treaty between the United States and the Northwest Indian Confederacy, comprised of the Wyandots, Delawares, Shawnees, Kickapoos, Weas, Ottawas, Chippewas, Putawatomie, Miami, & Eel River tribes. Dictates the end of hostilities, the return of prisoners, cessions of land to the U.S., the new Indian-U.S. boundary, right of white passage over Indian land and waterways, the relinquishment of all other U.S. claims to these Indians' land in the Great Lakes region, U.S. annuities to each Indian tribe, the forfeiture of U.S. protection for any future white settler on Indian lands, trade regulations, the voiding of all other treaties made since the peace between America & Great Britain in 1783, and overall friendship for the future. Signed by all the tribes mentioned in the address, along with the Kaskaskias and the Piankeshaws (being signed for by the Weas). Also signed by U.S. army officers and sworn interpreters.
Document Format Copy of Signed Document
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Related Persons/Groups Henry De Butts; Anthony Wayne; Indians; Wyandots; Delawares; Shawnees; Kickapoos; Weas; Ottawas; Chippewas; Putawatomie; Miami; Eel River; prisoners; Kaskaskias; Piankeshaws; interpreter; chiefs; hostage; Chipawa;
Related Places Northwest Territory; Greenville; Michigan; Great Lakes; Fort Wayne; Fort Defiance; Cayahoga River; Fort Lawrence; Great Miami River; Ohio River; Loromees; St. Mary's River; St. Marys River; Fort Recovery; Wabash River; Tuscarrawas; Muskingum; Detroit; Detroit River; Lake Huron; Lake Michigan; Mississippi River; Illinois Lake; Illinois River; Lake Erie; Chicago; Chikago; Fort Massac;
Keywords land; cession; boundary; annuities; goods; war; vessels;
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