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We Are For Peace

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CollectionNational Archives and Records Administration: Ltrs Sent, Samuel Hodgdon, RG93 view image
CollectionNational Archives and Records Administration: Ltrs Sent, Samuel Hodgdon, RG93 view image
Document Information
Date May 15, 1787
Author Name Speaker of the Seneca Tribes (primary)
Recipient Name Unknown Recipient (primary)
Summary A spokesman for the Seneca tribes expresses his desire for peace which requires the Headmen of both the Indians and Whites to control the hostile actions of their young men.
Document Format Document, type undetermined
Document Notes Partially illegible.
Content Notes [not available]
Related Persons/Groups Speaker of the Seneca Tribes; women and children; our warriors; Chief and Headmen of the Seneca tribes; Chief Kahuashuto; Colonel Butler; Father of all; your young men; Grand Council; British agent; tribes; Six Nations; Cornplanter; ;
Related Places mouth of Buffalo Creek; Niagara; ;
Keywords many fatiques and troubles; dust and sweat; peace; string of wampum; friendly visit; Chain of Peace; pipe; danger; much apprehension; friendly disposition; language;
Key Phrases [not available]
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