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Provisions for the Meeting with the Western Indians

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PublicationSyrett, Harold C., ed. The Papers of Alexander Hamilton. 27 Vols. New York: Columbia University Press, 1961-87. (no image)
Document Information
Date February 6, 1793
Author Name William Hull (primary) Location: Niagara
Recipient Name Alexander Hamilton (primary)
Summary Hull reports that the British in Canada have refused the American request to provide supplies for the Spring conference with the western Indians.
Document Format Modern Printed Transcription of Letter/Document
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Content Notes [not available]
Related Persons/Groups Alexander Hamilton; William Hull; British Minister; Commander in Chief; Lord Dorchester; General [Alured] Clarke; Colonel [Thomas] Proctor; Colonel [Andrew] Gordon; British interpreters; Secretary at War [Knox]; General [israel] Chapin; Colonel Taylor; Governor Simcoe; Mr. [Robert] Hamilton; ;
Related Places Niagara; Canandagua; upper Canada; ;
Keywords ice floating in the river; Mr. [George] Hammond's Letter; journey to the River Tranche; Detroit; Indian affairs; supplies conveyed to the Indians; treaty; British Government; their dinners; compliance with our wishes; Councils at the Au-glaise and Buffalo Creek; proposed treaty; power of attorney; contract; complete ration; ;
Key Phrases Because the Indians themselves have objected to the measure of being supplied by the United States as they cannot treat on indpendent ground while they receive their dinners from the party with whom they were treating.

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