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Visit from Captain Joseph Brant

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CollectionHuntington Library: American Indian File view image
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Date June 19, 1792
Author Name Richard Varick (primary) Location: New York
Recipient Name Henry Knox (primary)
Summary Richard Varick discusses the arrival of Captain Joseph Brant (Thayendanegea) of the British Army from Ontario to visit friends and acquaintances. Varick knows Brant personally, and discusses how he distinguished himself during the late war, and that he is now head of the Six Nations. Varick states that Brant intends to visit the President in Philadelphia.
Document Format Autograph Draft Letter Signed
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Related Persons/Groups Henry Knox; Richard Varick; British; Joseph Brant; George Washington; Six Nations; Indians;
Related Places New York; Grand River, North Side of Lake Erie; Philadelphia; Britain;
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