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Indian intelligence report, council at Miami and role played by Joseph Brant

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PublicationSmith, William Henry, ed. The St. Clair Papers, The Life and Public Services of Arthur St. Clair. N.p. 1881. Reprinted Freeport, NY: Books for Libraries Press, 1970. (no image)
Document Information
Date October 26, 1788
Author Name Arthur St. Clair (primary) Location: Fort Harmar
Recipient Name Henry Knox (primary)
Summary Discusses council at Miami and the role of Brant in these discussions. Brant seems to have recommended peace, which is a matter of dissatisfaction for the western Indians. A surveyor named John Filson was killed by Indians.
Document Format Modern Printed Transcription of Letter/Document
Document Notes Cited in Knox to St. Clair, 12/08/1788.
Content Notes [not available]
Related Persons/Groups Henry Knox; Arthur St. Clair; Joseph Brant; Western Indians; Mohawk; John Filson; surveyor; Indians; ;
Related Places Miami; Fort Harmar;
Keywords council at Miami; peace negotiations; treaty; Indian relations; Indian affairs; ;
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