Indian Council questions the authority of U.S. Indian Commissioners

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Date July 30, 1793
Author Name Indian Council at the Rapids of the Miami (primary)
Recipient Name Federal Commissioners Treaty at Sandusky (primary)
Summary Speech, discusses boundary line re Treaty of Fort Stanwix; asks for intentions towards boundary line; alludes to White encroachment; questions authority of commissioners based on inability to enforce Treaty of Fort Stanwix
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Related Places Mouth of Detroit River; Fort Stanwix; River Ohio; United States; Rapids of the Miami; Mouth of Detroit River; ;
Keywords commissioners of the United States; deputies we sent to you did not fully explain our meaning; fully understand the great question we have to ask of you; expect an explicit answer in writing; brothers; boundary line which was run between the white people and us at the treaty of Fort Stanwix; following written message was received from the indian council sitting at the Rapids of the Miami; presented by their deputies; ;
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