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Indian Speech to Commissioners

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Source Name Image(s)
CollectionMassachusetts Historical Society: Benjamin Lincoln Papers view image
Document Information
Date July 5, 1793
Author Name Chiefs of Wabash and Illinois Tribes (primary)
Recipient Name Federal Commissioners Treaty at Sandusky (primary)
Summary Indians apologized and provided reasoning for not meeting commissioners at Sandusky, requested to meet with "Governor of this Province" (John Graves Simcoe) at Niagara for negotiations.
Document Format Draft Document
Document Notes [not available]
Content Notes [not available]
Related Persons/Groups Shawnese; Miamis; Indians; Indian Nation; tribe; chiefs; delegation; Sandusky commissioners; governor; John Graves Simcoe; ;
Related Places Lake Erie; Niagara; council fire; province; land; boundary; Sandusky; ;
Keywords treaty; black and white wampum; land rights; land ownership; ;
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