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Response to Red Jacket

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Source Name Image(s)
CollectionPeabody Essex Museum: Timothy Pickering Papers view image
Document Information
Date July 14, 1791
Author Name Timothy Pickering (primary)
Recipient Name Red Jacket (primary)
Summary This appears to be Pickering's response to Red Jacket's speech.
Document Format Draft Fragment
Document Notes Largely illegible. The author is not shown but, based on content, it is presumed to be Timothy Pickering.
Content Notes [not available]
Related Persons/Groups Timothy Pickering; Good Peter; Red Jacket; brother; Indians; British; my friend; Chattering Bird; interpreter; ;
Related Places United States; ;
Keywords delivered to you by an interpreter; made some observations as to improve speech of mine delivered the preceding day; written speech; bound them tight; friendship; ;
Key Phrases We will give no heed to the chattering bird. The British spoke by wampum, the United States spoke by writing.

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