Letter from Secretary of War Henry Knox to the Reverend Samuel Kirkland on the importance of Captain Brant's presence with delegation of Six Nations Chiefs to Philadelphia

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Date February 25, 1792
Author Name Henry Knox (primary) Location: War Department
Recipient Name Reverend Samuel Kirkland (primary)
Summary Knox transmits a letter for Captain Brant, whose presence at the meeting in Philadelphia is considered of great importance. He asks Kirkland to spare no pains in inducing Brant to attend. If he does come, arrange a flattering means of travel. Important that Buffaloe and Genesee Indians attend. Asks that the delegation be accompanied by General Chapin or other suitable interpreters. Kirkland should accompany Brant. Has ordered Mr Reed $300, as requested.
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Document Notes Cited in Kirkland to Knox, 03/10/1792.
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Related Persons/Groups Samuel Kirkland; Henry Knox; Captain Brant; Mr. Reed; General Israel Chapin; ;
Related Places War Department; War Office; New York; Genesee River; Buffaloe; Philadelphia; ;
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