Request for the Wyandot Nation to Join the U.S. in War Against the Shawnee

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Date September 19, 1790
Author Name Arthur St. Clair (primary)
Recipient Name Chiefs of the Wyandots (primary)
Summary Refers to an earlier meeting between the U.S. and several Indian tribes at Muskingum Falls [Ohio region], which apparently aimed at peace between the Indian tribes. Now St. Clair accuses the Shawnees & Miamis of being "set to do evil;" he calls upon the Wyandot to honor their alliance with the U.S. and declare war on the Shawnee. Informs them that the bearer of the message has a letter to the commander at Detroit, and asks them to see that he gets there.
Document Format Letter Signed
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Related Persons/Groups Arthur St. Clair; Chiefs and Warriors of the Wyandot; Wyandot; Shawanesse; Miami; armies; Commanding Officer; ;
Related Places Muskingham; Detroit; North West Territory; ;
Keywords mischief; friendship; safe guard; letter; string of whole wampum; ;
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