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Sargent Discusses Indians Treaties with Knox

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CollectionPierpont Morgan Library: Henry Knox Papers view image
Document Information
Date October 29, 1792
Author Name Winthrop Sargent (primary) Location: Cincinnati
Recipient Name Henry Knox (primary)
Summary Letter, discusses Indian treaty.
Document Format Autograph Letter Signed
Document Notes [not available]
Content Notes [not available]
Related Persons/Groups Henry Knox; Winthrop Sargent; Captain Mayette; Captain Mayade; Indians; Kickapoo; hostile tribes; British; Spaniards; LaChare; La Chare; Sachare; Kachashians; Kaahashians; Ducaine; Governor St. Clair; General Putnam; ;
Related Places Cincinnati; Philadelphia; Mississippi; ;
Keywords commissioned; bargain; pay; treaty; ;
Key Phrases respect for those talents he possesses; supported much by good authority but in confidence; thought it incumbent on me officially and confidentially to mention it to you; they are my very good friends; presume to say anything on this Indian treaty even in a private letter for public servants are to be reliant upon public measures; he probably would have struck up a bargain; commissioned by me in this country not only from the recommendation of the governor and the high confidence placed in him; deemed proper policy; influence is very considerable amongst the Indians;

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