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Report of the Secretary of War of the measures taken for opening a trade with the Indians.

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PublicationLowrie, Walter and St. Clair Clarke, Matthew, eds. American State Papers: Documents, Legislative and Executive, of the Congress of the United States, Vol. IV, Indian Affairs. 38 Vols. Washington, DC: Gales and Seaton, 1832. (no image)
Document Information
Date December 12, 1795
Author Name Henry Knox (primary) Location: Department of War
Recipient Name [not available]
Summary Details on allocation of funds to be expended to foster trade with Indians along with speculation on why peace with Indians occurred. Pickering felt that none of the Indian tribes would benefit from the trade agreements forged with the U.S. Believed that trading posts needed to be established on the Mississippi river.
Document Format Printed Document
Document Notes Enclosed in Pickering to Adams, 12/12/1795.
Content Notes [not available]
Related Persons/Groups Henry Knox; Six Nations; Secretary of War; Indians; Indian Nation; Creek; Cherokee; Chickasaw; tribe; British; Choctaw; Wyandot; William Blount; Anthony Wayne; purveyor; Delaware; ;
Related Places Department of War; Great Britain; Canada; St. Mary's Georgia; river; settlement; Ohio; Colerain; lower towns; upper towns; Tellico Blockhouse; trading post; block house; Philadelphia; New York; Baltimore; frontier; territory; Mississippi; ;
Keywords goods; annuity; money; treaty; ;
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