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[PRIVATE] Indian Treaties

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PublicationCarter, Clarence Edwin, ed. The Territorial Papers of the United States. Volume 2, The Territory Northwest of the River Ohio, 1787-1803. 26 Vols. Washington, DC: US Government Printing Office, 1934. (no image)
Document Information
Date October 29, 1792
Author Name Winthrop Sargent (primary) Location: Cincinnati
Recipient Name Henry Knox (primary)
Summary Capt. Mayette to deliver letter of introduction, has been commissioned based on recommendations from the Governor. Mentioned taking sides, Mayette's influence with the Indians, possible payoff from British and Spanish. Discussed purchasing additional people for increasing American influence over hostile Indian tribes. Imparts personal preference for Indian treaties.
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Related Persons/Groups Henry Knox; Winthrop Sargent; Mayette; governor; Indians; Indian Nation; Kickapoo; tribe; British; Spanish; Spaniards; La Chase; Heckwelder; Arrent Patroon; servants; St. Clair; Ducoine; Putnam; Kaskaskian; hostile tribes; ;
Related Places Cincinnati; Illinois; Philadelphia; Mississippi; ;
Keywords treaty; ;
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