Speech to the Northwestern Indians

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CollectionNational Archives of Canada: MG23 HI1, John Graves Simcoe, Papers view image
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Date July 26, 1791
Author Name Major General Richard Butler (primary)
Recipient Name Northwestern Indian Chiefs (primary)
Summary Speech delivered to the Indians concerning a letter from the Governor of the Northwestern Territory, Arthur St. Clair. Speech delivered by Lieutenant Jeffers and endorsed by Richard Butler.
Document Format Letterbook
Document Notes Copy sent to the Cornplanter
Content Notes [not available]
Related Persons/Groups Richard Butler; Arthur St. Clair; John Smith; Nicholson; Lieutenant Jeffers; Towenoga; Governor of the Western Territory; Big Tree; Cowandaga; Trowanios; Broken Twigg; Guienstachokie; New Arrow; Haeftown; head men; Cornplanter; ;
Related Places Big Tree; Cowandaga; ;
Keywords message; friendship; fine cloths; fine words; ;
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