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Friendship of the United States with the Five Nations

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PublicationLowrie, Walter and St. Clair Clarke, Matthew, eds. American State Papers: Documents, Legislative and Executive, of the Congress of the United States. 38 Vols. Washington, DC: Gales and Seaton, 1832. (no image)
Document Information
Date April 13, 1792
Author Name Timothy Pickering (primary)
Recipient Name Sachems & Chiefs of the Five Nations (primary)
Summary (The speech of Timothy Pickering, commissioner, to the Sachems and Chiefs of the Five Nations.) Pickering assures the Sachems and Chiefs of the Five Nations of the friendship of the United States and its wish to treat with the Indians at Fort Washington, or any suitable location , to resolve issues related to disputed land.
Document Format Modern Printed Transcription of Letter/Document
Document Notes [not available]
Content Notes American State Papers
Related Persons/Groups Timothy Pickering; Western Indians; runners; commanding officers of any of our posts; chiefs; commissioners; Sachems and Chiefs of the Five Nations; Senecas;
Related Places Philadelphia; west end of Lake Erie; lands northwest of the Ohio; the Mississippi; Lakes Erie, St. Clair, Huron, and Michigan; Fort Washington; mouth of the little Miami; Muskingham; Big Beaver Creek; French Creek; Venango;
Keywords great council of Western Indians; sincere disposition of the United States; peace; unhappy mistake; map of the country; Treaties at Fort M'Intosh [McIntosh] and Muskingham; mouth of the great Miami; friendly reception; provisions in abundance; long continued hostilities; jealous; proper number of officers, as hostages for the safety of the chiefs; friendship of the United States; thanks and blessings of many nations;
Key Phrases The speech of Timothy Pickering, commissioner, to the Sachems and Chiefs of the Five Nations

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