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Prohibit Incursions into Indian Country

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PublicationCarter, Clarence Edwin, ed. The Territorial Papers of the United States. Volume 2, The Territory Northwest of the River Ohio, 1787-1803. 26 Vols. Washington, DC: US Government Printing Office, 1934. (no image)
Document Information
Date April 24, 1793
Author Name Henry Knox (primary)
Recipient Name Arthur St. Clair (primary)
Summary Knox emphasizes that during the treaty talks at lower Sandusky, hostile incursions by white citizens into Indian country should be strictly prohibited so as not to impede the peace process.
Document Format Modern Printed Transcription of Letter/Document
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Related Persons/Groups Arthur St. Clair; Henry Knox; the President [Washington]; hostile Indians north of the Ohio; white inhabitants; Commanding General of the Troops; frontier citizens; ;
Related Places lower Sandusky; Indian Country north of the Ohio; ;
Keywords proposed treaty with the hostile Indians; safety of the Commissioners; hostile incursions; proclamation; ;
Key Phrases That during the continuance of the treaty it is of the highest importance to the success thereof, as well as to the safety of the Commissioners, that 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 is closed.

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