Washington speaks to the Miamis

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Date May 7, 1793
Author Name George Washington (primary)
Recipient Name "Soldier" Chief of the Miamis (primary)
Summary Washington awards medals to Miami Chiefs and asks them to wear these decorations as signs of their loyalty to the United States.
Document Format Autograph Letter Signed
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Related Persons/Groups George Washington; Miamis; She-Moc-Ah-Nes-Ya-Hi; Soldier; commissioners; Secretary of War; Henry Knox; ;
Related Places Philadelphia; Wabash River; Illinois River; Lower Sandusky; Ohio; ;
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Key Phrases my children; great spirit; we wish for peace; we are able to carry on war;
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