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We shall sail with the first fair wind.

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Date June 28, 1793
Author Name Benjamin Lincoln (primary) Location: Fort Erie
Recipient Name Isaac Craig (primary)
Summary Commissioners LIncoln, Randolph, and Pickering report on the status of their expedition to treat with the Western Indians.
Document Format Modern Printed Transcription of Letter/Document
Document Notes This letter includes extracts of speeches by Indians and by the Commissioners and was forwarded by Joseph Nicholson.
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Related Persons/Groups Benjamin Lincoln; Beverley Randolph; Timothy Pickering; Commissioners; Major Isaac Craig; Joseph Nicholson; Seneca Indians; Wabash Indians; competent interpreters; Mr. Wilson; Mr. Ash; Western Indians; Captain Brandt; Colonel Simcoe, Governor of Upper Canada; ;
Related Places Fort Erie; Detroit river; rapids of the Miami of the lake; Sandusky; ;
Keywords packages of wampum; messenger to Philadelphia; treaty; compensation to runners; faithful services; Burnt towns; one guinea [currency]; languages of the Six Nations; council; ;
Key Phrases We shall sail with first fair wind for Detroit river and go to Sandusky as soon as we find the Indians are ready to proceed from the Miami.

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