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Journal entry on report from Senekas [Senecas] regarding Council at rapids of Miami and prospects for peace

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CollectionNational Archives and Records Administration: 3d Cong, House, Sec War Confidential Rep, RG233 view image
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Date August 11, 1793
Author Name Federal Commissioners Treaty at Sandusky (primary) Location: Mouth of Detroit River
Recipient Name Henry Knox (primary) Location: Philadelphia
Summary King's Vessel named Chippewa arrived from Detroit, bound for Fort Erie with Senekas aboard. The Senekas are known to General Chapin and Jones, interpreter. Report from one says 4 nations want war. Six Nations chiefs planned to addressed them more than is customary. If no success, would go home. Farmer's Brother suggesting no peace will be made. Both six nations and seven nations of Canada want peace. Both Farmer's Brother and Captain Brant spoke at the council. Messasagues, [Massasauga], Chippewas and Ottawas are strong for peace.
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Related Persons/Groups Federal Commissioners Sandusky; Benjamin Lincoln; Beverley Randolph; Timothy Pickering; Senekas; Senecas; Massasauga; Chippewas; Ottawas; Mohawks; Six Nations; Seven Nations of Canada; Algonquin; Farmer's Brother; Captain Brant; Onandagas; Huron; Abenakis; Indian Council Rapids of Miami River; Munsees; Captain Hendrick; General Israel Chapin; Jones interpreter; messengers; ;
Related Places Detroit; Fort Erie; Rapids of Miami River; Sandusky; Ohio; Lake Erie; Canada; Upper Canada; Britain; United States; ;
Keywords King's Vessel Chippewa; ;
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