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Letter from Federal Commissioners for Sandusky conference to Henry Knox on western Indian refusal to make peace

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Date August 21, 1793
Author Name Pickering
Recipient Name Henry Knox (primary)
Summary The Commissioners detail the failed efforts to negotiate peace with the Indians. The Indian Council wanted the boundary to be the Ohio River, a term to which the United States would not agree. The Commissioners met with the Chiefs of the Six Nations following the council.
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Related Persons/Groups Henry Knox; Benjamin Lincoln; Timothy Pickering; Beverly Randolph; Indians; Captain Matthew Eliott; Colonel McKee; Packonckolas; Delaware; Kakiapalathy; Shawanese; Sawaghdamunk; Wyandot; Miami; Captain Hendricks; Chippewa; Seneca; Six Nations; Captain Brant; Mohawk; Colonel Miller; Indian Council; General Chapin; General Anthony Wayne; Major Isaac Craig; Sylvester Ash; Mr. Wilson; Mr. Jones; ;
Related Places Sandusky; Lake Erie; Niagara; Fort Erie; Detroit River; Detroit; Miami River; Buffalo Creek; Fort Pitt; Fort Franklin; Presqu Isle; Susquehanna River; Pittsburgh; ;
Keywords meeting; quarters; concessions; compensations; council; speech; baggage; vessel; ;
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