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Report on the Council with the Hostile Western Tribes

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Date December 6, 1792
Author Name Henry Knox (primary) Location: War Department
Recipient Name George Washington (primary)
Summary Knox reports to the President on the council held between the chiefs of the Six Nations and the chiefs of the hostile western tribes.
Document Format Modern Printed Transcription of Letter/Document
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Related Persons/Groups George Washington; Henry Knox; Jasper Parish, temporary interpreter; hostile tribes; General Chapin; council at Au Glaize; chiefs of the Shawanese; Red Jacket, the Seneca Chief; friendly Indians; Captain Brandt; Captain Hendricks, chief of the Stockbridge Indians; Mr. McKee, the British Indian Agent; Simon Girty; ;
Related Places War Department; Buffalo Creek; Canandaigua; Miami River; Lake Erie; Philadelphia; ;
Keywords speeches from the chiefs of the Six Nations; belt; map; translation; ;
Key Phrases [Jasper Parish] was informed by the chiefs of the Six Nations that at the council of the hostile Indians, which was numerous but the numbers not specified, no other white person was admitted but Simon Girty whom they considered as one of themselves...That the chiefs of the Shawanese were the only speakers on the part of the hostile Indians and Red Jacket, the Seneca chief, the only speaker on the part of the friendly Indians.

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