Council Fire for Peace

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Date June 20, 1791
Author Name Captain Hendrick Aupaumut (primary)
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Summary The Stockbridge Chief expresses his gratitude to Captain Aupaunot that they have been able to come together in friendship and peace.
Document Format Autograph Letter fragment
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Related Persons/Groups Hendrick Aupaunot; Stockbridge Chief; brother; father of the United States; ;
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Keywords duplicate in good English; Indian treaties; good friendship; something to say to you which for a good while past has lain with weight upon my mind; covenant of friendship; chain of friendship; ;
Key Phrases By the goodness of the great spirit above we have again brought our pipes together. I feel glad that the father of the United States has appointed me to kindle this council fire for peace. My nation has always been the true friends of the Americans.
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