Request for Compensation for Stolen Horses

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Date November 29, 1800
Author Name Arthur St. Clair (primary)
Recipient Name Samuel Dexter (primary)
Summary Arthur St. Clair requests reparation for horses stolen by the Indians. He delineates the problems of providing proof of theft by Indians, and that even those Indians caught generally claim to be from another tribe.
Document Format Autograph Letter Signed
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Related Persons/Groups Arthur St. Clair; Samuel Dexter; Indians; Shawanesse; James McHenry; claimants; thieves; Miami; Delaware; Wabash; Illinois; William Henry Harrison, Governor of Indiana; Mr. Knaggs; ;
Related Places Chillicothe, Ohio; territory; Kentucky; Detroit; Fort Wayne; Indiana; ;
Keywords horses; stolen; Treaty of Greenville; proof; list; law; theft; goods; superintendence; ;
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