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Commissioner's Notes on Treaty Proceedings

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CollectionMassachusetts Historical Society: Benjamin Lincoln Papers view image
Document Information
Date July 5, 1793
Author Name Commissioners of the United States (primary)
Recipient Name [not available]
Summary Before arrival of commissioners at the council house from Navy Hall, while waiting for them, Captain Brandt spoke. He noted that it was agreed at the Rapids [of Miami River] that Indians should come and meet the commissioners in their father's presence, presumably John Graves Simcoe. Thanks to Great Spirit for making meeting possible. Mentions an inclination to do what is right and just. Makes mention of wampum.
Document Format Draft Document
Document Notes Document partially illegible.
Content Notes [not available]
Related Persons/Groups Commissioners; Indians; Indian Nation; tribes; Miamis; Shawneses; Captain Brandt; Western Indians; John Graves Simcoe; ;
Related Places Niagara; Lake Erie; Council House; Navy Hall; ;
Keywords peaceable; wampum; ;
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