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Complaint Against the Chickasaw

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Date July 11, 1799
Author Name Chiefs of the Shawnees (primary) Location: Ottawa Towns
Recipient Name Arthur St. Clair (primary) Location: Cincinnati
Summary The Chiefs of the Shawnee complain to St. Clair about the behavior of the Chickasaw. They claim that the Chickasaw are breaking the peace and troubling the Shawnee chiefs, women, and children. They ask St. Clair to defend them and stop any possible mischief.
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Related Persons/Groups Arthur St. Clair; Superintendent of Indian Affairs; Governor of Cincinnati; Chiefs of the Shawnee; Shawnee Nation; Chickasaws; women and children; young men; hunters; Mianimpshicaw; Witeyaw; Nethaweniskekac; Makalaway Kaseau; Sheminataw; Kalawepaskinaw; Oklawakisheaw; ;
Related Places Ottawa Towns; Cincinnati; village; ;
Keywords road; troubled; very much distressed; peace; design is not good; in your power; prevent great mischief; peace breaking; afraid; not upon their guard; ;
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