Speech from the Henry Knox to the Northwestern Indians on Location of Next Council Fire

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Date February 28, 1793
Author Name Henry Knox (primary) Location: Philadelphia
Recipient Name Northwestern Indian Chiefs (primary)
Summary Speech informs the Indians that, due to a translation error, the United States government misunderstood the intended location of the next council fire.
Document Format Letterbook
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Related Persons/Groups Henry Knox; John Graves Simcoe; Wyandots; Delawares; Ottawas; Chippawas; Pattiwatimas; Miamis; Shawnee; President; commissioners; ;
Related Places Philadelphia; Miami River; Ohio River; Mississippi River; Sandusky River; Ohio; Canada; ;
Keywords speech; translation; council fire; ;
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