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Pickering discusses Indian affairs with Chapin

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CollectionNew-York Historical Society: Henry O'Reilly Collection view image
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Date October 17, 1795
Author Name Timothy Pickering (primary) Location: War Office
Recipient Name Israel Chapin Jr (primary)
Summary Letter, informs re Six Nations annuity; discusses treaty with hostile Western Indians; discusses Wayne's campaign; alludes to British influence on the frontier.
Document Format Autograph Letter Signed
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Related Persons/Groups Captain Israel Chapin; Timothy Pickering; Gov. Simcoe; Col. McKee; Gen. Wayne; ;
Related Places Canandaigua, New York; War Office; Montreal; [United States]; U. States; Konondaigua; ;
Keywords lessen the danger of future disturbances; inclosed letter; actual peace; tribes have remained quiet for a year; prospect of our obtaining the western posts warrant a belief that the treaty will be adhered to; treaty made between Gen. Wayne and the Western indians appears to have been very cordially agreed to by all the indians present at the treaty; seems not to have been so full a representation of some of the tribes as would have been desirable; some of the most important chiefs were present; terms of the treaty must be deemed very satisfactory to the U. States; Oneidas; goods for the annuity of the Six Nations are purchased; forwarded to Konondaigua; ;
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