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Report from Lieutenant Colonel Josiah Harmar to Jonathan Dickinson on status of troops, equipment and fort, and relations with Indians

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PublicationHazard, Samuel., et al, eds. Pennsylvania Archives, vol. 10. Philadelphia: Joseph Serverns & Co. (no image)
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Date January 15, 1785
Author Name Josiah Harmar (primary) Location: Fort McIntosh
Recipient Name President John Dickinson (primary)
Summary Lt.Col Josiah Harmar reports to President John Dickinson on his utilization of Pennsylvania Troops at Fort McIntosh as well as the Indian reaction to the recently commenced United States treaty with Great Britain. Reports that Indians look to lands as their own, whereas Commissioners state that, having adhered to the King of Britain during Revolutionary War, Indians are a conquered people.
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Content Notes Pennsylvania Archives vol. 10
Related Persons/Groups John Dickinson; Josiah Harmar; Lieutenant Colonel Josiah Harmar; President John Dickenson; Pennsylvania troops; chiefs of the Wyondots, Chippaways, Delawares, and Ottoways; the United States; Continental Commissioners; the King of Great Britain; conquered people; State Commissioners; Wyondot and Delaware Nations; 1st American Regiment; the Council fire;
Related Places Fort McIntosh; Fort McIntosh; United States; the Council fire; the lands which the United States held by treaty with Great Britain; Wyondot and Delaware Nations;
Keywords The rooms and stores of Fort McIntosh; troop clothing; Indians and land ownership; Indians as conquered people;
Key Phrases This spirited answer it is supposed will have the Desired Effect.

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