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Speech to the Five Nations of Indians at Philadelphia

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CollectionNational Archives of Canada: MG23 HI1, John Graves Simcoe, Papers view image
Document Information
Date April 17, 1792
Author Name Timothy Pickering (primary) Location: Philadelphia
Recipient Name Headmen Five Nations (primary)
Summary Pickering reiterates the offers of peace and friendship with the Indians, and urges them to understand why the United States is warring with the Western Indians, who have killed upwards of 1500 whites. Pickering hopes that they will convince the Western Indians that peace is the best option, and that if they have any complaints regarding the treaties, they will be examined in due course.
Document Format Contemporary Copy of Letter
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Related Persons/Groups Timothy Pickering: George Washington; Five Nations; Stockbridge Indians; Oneida; Western Indians; Cornplanter; Miami; Wabash; Shawnee; Delware; Wyandot; Ottawa; Chippewa; Pottawatami; Sac; King of the French; E. B> Littlehales; ;
Related Places Philadelphia: Ohio River; Fort McIntosh; Muskinghum; ;
Keywords Treaty of Paris; great Parchment; ;
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