Knox directs Chapin regarding Indian affairs

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Date December 12, 1792
Author Name Henry Knox (primary) Location: War Department
Recipient Name General Israel Chapin (primary)
Summary Letter, Knox directs that Chapin ensure messages be delivered to hostile Indians; Knox directs Red Jacket be sent to War Office; alludes to Indian delegation.
Document Format Copy of Signed Document
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Related Persons/Groups Israel Chapin; Henry Knox; Red Jacket; Jasper Parrish; Senecas; Six Nations; ;
Related Places War Department; Buffaloe Creek; Seneca; ;
Keywords desire to come personally with the message from the hostile Indians; your son waved the measure on account of expence; economy in general be essential to be observed; never less proper than in the case alluded to; additional information to the speeches forwarded is indispensable; embarrassments to the measures herein directed for want of means; issued my warrant in your favor for five hundred dollars; Red Jacket and one other of the chiefs should repair to this city; message to the hostile Indians should be forwarded by some trusty Senecas as soon as possible; urge the departure of the messengers and speeches; informed you of the purport of messages received from hostile Indians within the Six Nations; speeches have been received; your son will have explained to you the conference which he had with the Senecas and others of the Six Nations at Buffaloe Creek; ;
Key Phrases desire to come personally with the message from the hostile Indians; your son waved the measure on account of expence; economy in general be essential to be observed; never less proper than in the case alluded to; additional information to the speeches forwarded is indispensable; embarrassments to the measures herein directed for want of means; issued my warrant in your favor for five hundred dollars; Red Jacket and one other of the chiefs should repair to this city; message to the hostile Indians should be forwarded by some trusty Senecas as soon as possible; urge the departure of the messengers and speeches; informed you of the purport of messages received from hostile Indians within the Six Nations; speeches have been received; your son will have explained to you the conference which he had with the Senecas and others of the Six Nations at Buffaloe Creek;
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