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[Speech to the Indians]

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Source Name Image(s)
CollectionNewberry Library: Edward E. Ayer Collection (no image)
Document Information
Date [not available]
Author Name Henry Burbeck (primary)
Recipient Name [not available]
Summary Partial text. Assurances of U.S. strength as ally and encouragement to maintain peaceful relations with the white settlers. Appears to advise Indians not to listen to the French or Spaniards who might be encouraging them to go to war with the U.S. Says that a bounty of arms and ammunition will be paid to any Indian who takes a spy or their papers and turns them in to the U.S. Government.
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Related Persons/Groups H Burbeck; Spanish; Spaniards; Indians, Indian Nation; French; red children; white children; Father; emissary; ;
Related Places Mississippi; frontier; land; nation; boundary; United States; Spain; France; ;
Keywords hatchet; talks; corn; hunt; rifle; powder; lead; fifty dollars; medal; testimony of his fidelity; ;
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