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Probability of a Lasting Peace

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Date November 22, 1792
Author Name Israel Chapin Jr (primary) Location: Canandaigua
Recipient Name Henry Knox (primary)
Summary Although the Western Indians have stated that they wish to attend a council in the Spring, Chapin reveals that the British agent is skeptical that a lasting peace can be achieved under the present circumstances.
Document Format Modern Printed Transcription of Letter/Document
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Related Persons/Groups Henry Knox; Israel Chapin; Six Nations; Mr. Parish, interpreter; gentlemen from Niagara; Colonel Butler, the Indian agent under the British government; Major Littletrates; Governor Simcoe; ;
Related Places Canandaigua; Niagara; Buffalo Creek; ;
Keywords speeches of the Western Indians; council next spring; lasting peace; ;
Key Phrases There were a number of gentlemen from Niagara who attended the council at Buffalo Creek, amongst which was Colonel Butler, the Indian agent under the British government, who in some of his leisure hours expressed himself that unless proper means were taken, a lasting peace could not take place;...

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