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Response of Commissioners and Captain Brandt to Indian Speech of 07/07/1793

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CollectionMassachusetts Historical Society: Benjamin Lincoln Papers view image
Document Information
Date July 7, 1793
Author Name Federal Commissioners Treaty at Sandusky (primary)
Recipient Name Indians Northwest of Ohio River (primary)
Summary Regrets to hear reports of war, only peace intended by United States. Commissioners have authority from their government to negotiate.
Document Format Draft Document
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Related Persons/Groups commissioners; Indians; Indian Nation; English; Captain Brandt; General George Washington; General Anthony Wayne; Governors of several states; Governor of Virginia; Governor of Pennsylvania; English; Americans; Great Council; Five Nations; Wyandotts; Shawnesse; Delaware; Manssus; Miamis; Ottowa; Chippewa; Notawatinggs; Mingoes; Cherokee; Wantikokes; ;
Related Places Ohio River; Sandusky; states adjoining the Ohio; Virginia; Pennsylvania; Miami River; Nag Hill; Chipaway; ;
Keywords following answer; authority to run and establish a new boundary line; reports of warlike appearances; hostile incursions; strictly forbidden; so sincere in his professions to peace; treaty; proclamations; concessions; names of those nations; arming together; ;
Key Phrases tho small we have something to say;

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