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Cornplanter's Opinions on the Iroquois-New York Land Dispute

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CollectionConnecticut Historical Society: Jeremiah Wadsworth Papers view image
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Date September 9, 1797
Author Name Cornplanter, Chief of the Senecas (primary)
Recipient Name Jeremiah Wadsworth (primary)
Summary Cornplanter speaks of Mr. [Robert?] Morris' continual attempts to continue negotiations with the Indians; opines on U.S.-Indian relations since the war. Calls upon the good relationship between George Washington and the Indians to inspire continued fair dealings.
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Related Persons/Groups Jeremiah Wadsworth; Corn Planter; Robert Morris; Indians; commissioner; sachems; head-women; western Indians; hostile Indians; governor; children; President; Israel Chapin; Indians; President Washington; ;
Related Places New York; ;
Keywords council fire; Revolutionary War; War for Independence; peace; bones of ancestors; Indian affairs; ;
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