Petitions of Several Oneida and Tuscarora Indians

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CollectionNational Archives and Records Administration: 1st Cong, House, Sec War Reports, RG233 view image
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PublicationLowrie, Walter and St. Clair Clarke, Matthew, eds. American State Papers: Documents, Legislative and Executive, of the Congress of the United States. 38 Vols. Washington, DC: Gales and Seaton, 1832. (no image)
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Date February 26, 1791
Author Name Henry Knox (primary) Location: War Office
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Summary List of names of Indian Chiefs loyal/sincere to United States, followed by a denial of half pay for Indians, with reasoning.
Document Format Document Signed
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Related Persons/Groups Henry Knox; Indians; chiefs; Indian Nation; Oneida; Tuscarora; Cornelius VanSlyck; Commissioners for Indian Affairs; Hansjurie Tewahongrahkon; Teaghtahkette; James Wakaronsharane; John Olaawighton; Christian Thonigwenghsohawe; John Sagoharasie; Joseph Banaghsatirhou; Cornelius Okenyota; Cornelis Kakhktoton; Hansjoost Thasagwat; Sotyaneahoane; Totyaneahane; Nickolas Haghnassto; Louis Atayalawnghta; Captain Hangerry Tewahangahtan; attorney; widow; Margaret Oginghtronte; Elizabeth Shiutijo; Edward Johnson; General Sullivan; Captain Michael Connolly; British; House of Representatives; ;
Related Places War Office; New York; ;
Keywords petition; blank commissions; following named chiefs; returns; pay; account; killed; western expedition; deserted; commutation; half-pay; land; ;
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