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Farmer's Brother Speech possibly made at Treaty of Seneca or Big Tree treaty negotiations in September 1797.

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CollectionConnecticut Historical Society: Jeremiah Wadsworth Papers view image
Document Information
Date September 1797
Author Name Farmer Brother the King (primary)
Recipient Name [not available]
Summary Farmer's Brother wants all of the annuities at once. He expects that surveyors will survey the lands, and hopes the U.S. will send a surveyor they can confide in so they will not be cheated. He expects the interpreter Jaspar Parish to be appointed in order to have errors in surveying explained. He wants all the surveys to be done at no expense to his nation. He hopes the white people will not take the land at their own price. His people wish to live in friendship to the Treaty and asks that Mr Israel Chapin, Superintendent, will take time to make the white man friendly to his people.
Document Format Author's Letterbook Copy
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Related Persons/Groups Jeremiah Wadsworth; Farmer's brother; Robert Morris; Israel Chapin; Red Jacket; Cornplanter; Thomas Morris; Joseph Ellicott; Jaspar Parish;
Related Places Genesee; New York; Massachusetts; ;
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