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Speech to the Indians

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CollectionNewberry Library: Edward E. Ayer Collection view image
Document Information
Date October 1799
Author Name Henry Burbeck (primary) Location: Mackana
Recipient Name [not available]
Summary Apology for death of solider. Peaceful relations between white people and Indians recounted. Topic of revenge addressed.
Document Format Autograph Letter Signed
Document Notes [not available]
Content Notes [not available]
Related Persons/Groups Henry Burbeck; Indians; young men; soldier; white people; chiefs; prisoner; ;
Related Places Mackana; Island; village; British Garrison; ;
Keywords hatchet; war; confinement; treaty; houses; corn fields; ;
Key Phrases bury the hatchet;

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