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Knox advises St.Clair of the political importance of preserving peace

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CollectionPierpont Morgan Library: Henry Knox Papers view image
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Date April 24, 1793
Author Name Henry Knox (primary) Location: War Department
Recipient Name Arthur St. Clair (primary)
Summary Letter, directs St. Clair to avoid white aggression against Indians while treaty negotiations are ongoing.
Document Format Copy of Signed Document
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Related Persons/Groups Arthur St. Clair; Henry Knox; President of the United States; ;
Related Places War Department; Ohio River; Lower Sandusky; ;
Keywords particularly directed me to inform you that the proposed treaty with the hostile Indians north of the Ohio will be held at Lower Sandusky, about the first of June next; during continuance of the treaty; highest importance to the success thereof; safety of the commissioners; all hostile incursions of the white inhabitants into or near to the Indian country north of the Ohio should be absolutely prohibited until after the treaty be closed; commanding general; troops; directed to issue a proclamation to this effect; would be pleased to take such measures the premises; frontier citizens; be most effectual; prevent a measure which might be attended with; consequences.;
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