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Speech to the Indians on Peace

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CollectionNational Archives of Canada: Archive Reports 1891 view image
Document Information
Date April 4, 1792
Author Name Henry Knox (primary) Location: Philadelphia
Recipient Name [not available]
Summary Additional attempt at peace after the failure of Colonel Proctors mission for peace last year. President requests presence of chiefs in Philadelphia to discuss peace.
Document Format Document Signed
Document Notes Enclosed in Knox [Instructions to Brigadier General Rufus Putnam], 05/22/1792. Dictated letter from Washington, written by Knox.
Content Notes [not available]
Related Persons/Groups Henry Knox; sachems; warriors; Miamis; Wyandots; Wabash; Delawares; Ottawas; Chippeways; Chippewas; Pottawatawas; tribes; Indians; Indian Nation; President; Colonel Proctor; St. Clair; Creeks; Cherokees; Chickasaws; Choctaws; Five Nations; ;
Related Places Miami River; Lake Erie; West; territory; frontier; Wabash River; Southwest; Mississippi River; Buffalo Creek; Philadelphia; ;
Keywords white belt; treaty; ;
Key Phrases [not available]

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