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Capricious conduct of Indians; need to avoid war; assembly of congress

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PublicationCarter, Clarence Edwin, ed. The Territorial Papers of the United States. Volume 2, The Territory Northwest of the River Ohio, 1787-1803. 26 Vols. Washington, DC: US Government Printing Office, 1934. (no image)
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Date January 5, 1789
Author Name Henry Knox (primary) Location: War Office
Recipient Name Arthur St. Clair (primary)
Summary Notes that capricious conduct of Indians must give great anxiety. Is persuaded that St. Clair will do everything on his part to avoid a war. There is a greater prospect that Congress of seven states assembling. Improbable that congress of nine states will be convened under present confederation.
Document Format Modern Printed Transcription of Letter/Document
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Related Persons/Groups Arthur St. Clair; Henry Knox; Indians; congress; confederation; states; ;
Related Places War Office;
Keywords capricious conduct of Indians; Indian relations; Indian affairs; treaty talks; Indian war; ;
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