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Speech of United Indian Nations to Congress

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CollectionNational Archives of Canada: Archive Reports 1891 view image
CollectionPrinted Version only (no image)
PublicationLowrie, Walter and St. Clair Clarke, Matthew, eds. American State Papers: Documents, Legislative and Executive, of the Congress of the United States. 38 Vols. Washington, DC: Gales and Seaton, 1832. (no image)
Document Information
Date December 18, 1786
Author Name Chiefs of Wabash and Illinois Tribes (primary)
Recipient Name [not available]
Summary The Indians are disappointed that they were not included in peace accord with Great Britain; wanted lasting peace. Indians excluded from meetings held regarding peace and property rights, desire future peace be reached with a united voice of the confederacy.
Document Format Translated letter (implies transcription)
Document Notes Speech of the United Indian Nations, at their Confederate Council, held near the mouth of the Detroit River, the 28th November and 18th December, 1786.
Content Notes [not available]
Related Persons/Groups Hurons; Ottawas; Senecas; Wabash; Wabash Confederates; Delawares; Chippawas; Shawnees; Pouttewaimies; Itwicktees; Indian Nation; United Indian Nations; Indians; Great Britain; Elder Brother; Brothers; children; Congress; confederacy; ;
Related Places Detroit; United States; Great Britain; Congress; river; frontier; territory; land; property; ;
Keywords treaty; ;
Key Phrases [not available]

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