Remarks from Captain Brant in the name of the Deputies, addressed to Governor Colonel Simcoe

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Date July 7, 1793
Author Name Captain Joseph Brant (primary) Location: Navy Hall, opposite Niagara
Recipient Name Lieutenant General John Graves Simcoe Location: Navy Hall, opposite Niagara
Summary N.B. at the Council held at Niagara, before the arrival of the Federal Commissioners, Captain Brant spoke with Upper Canada Governor Colonel Simcoe. Brant gives greetings and expresses peaceful intentions and presents Wampum. Simcoe remarked that he was happy to see them well, and as the commissioners wished to meet the Indians in Simcoe's presence, he should be glad to hear what they have to say. [An asterisk says the commissioners expressed no such thing; they merely consented to the measure because it was the wish of the Indians. See 5 July proceedings.] The copy of the address and answer from the Governor came from his Secretary Major Littlehales.
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Related Persons/Groups Federal Commissioners Sandusky; Benjamin Lincoln; Beverley Randolph; Timothy Pickering; Governor Simcoe; Captain Brant; Secretary Major Littlehales;
Related Places Niagara; Navy Hall; Upper Canada; ;
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