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Preparations for Indian Treaty; Reports Indian Attack

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CollectionWestern Reserve Historical Society History Library: Alfred T. Goodman Papers view image
Document Information
Date September 14, 1788
Author Name Josiah Harmar (primary) Location: Fort Harmar
Recipient Name Henry Knox (primary)
Summary Announces Zeigler's arrival, escorted by Cornplanter and Halftown, an Oneida chief, and several of the Six Nations, to arrange the treaty. Describes attack on Lieut. Peters and Major Hamtramck's men with their provisions, with 10 killed and 8 wounded.
Document Format Extract of Letter
Document Notes This document contains extracts from 2 letters: one dated 26 April 1788, the other dated 14 September 1788. The first letter is treated in document # 1788042640101.
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Related Persons/Groups Henry Knox; Josiah Harmar; Captain Zeigler; Cornplanter; Halftown; Halftoun; Oneita Chief; Six Nations; Women; Children; Lieutenant Peters; Major Hamtramck; Oneida; men; killed; wounded; Secretary of War; Brigadier General Harmar; Captain Bradford; Captain Heart; Ensign Spear; commissioner; Captain Pike; Wyandot; Western Territory; Delaware; contractor; Lieutenant Peters; ;
Related Places Oneida; Fort Harmar; Wabash River; Fort Pitt; Allegheny; Verango; Ohio River; Muskingum; Fort Vincennes; Rapids of Ohio; ;
Keywords Treaty; Provisions; Indian Attack; Indian relations; Indian affairs; attack; ;
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