Visit of Captain Brandt to Philadelphia

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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)
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Date April 23, 1792
Author Name Henry Knox (primary)
Recipient Name Joseph Brandt (primary)
Summary Knox expresses regret to Indian chief Captain Joseph Brandt that his visit to Philadelphia had to be postponed but assures him that he will be just as wecome as if he had arrived at the appointed time.
Document Format Modern Printed Transcription of Letter/Document
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Content Notes American State Papers
Related Persons/Groups Joseph Brandt; Henry Knox; President [Washington]; General Chapin; Five Nations; ;
Related Places [Philadelphia]; ;
Keywords your visit; ;
Key Phrases I have received your letter of the 27th of March postponing your visit to [Philadelphia] until a period of thirty days after that date. I regret exceedingly the existence of any circumstance which suspended your visit. But as the dispositions of the President of the United States remain the same as to the objects mentioned in my former letter, I can with great truth assure you that your visit at the time you proposed will be cordially received. General Chapin, who is appointed an agent to the Five Nations, will either accompany you to this city or he will obtain some other person for that purpose, as shall be agreed upon between you and him
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