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Speech by Wyandot Chief

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CollectionMassachusetts Historical Society: Benjamin Lincoln Papers view image
Document Information
Date August 1, 1793
Author Name Chiefs of the Wyandots (primary)
Recipient Name [not available]
Summary Translated by Simon Girtie. Chief stated that previous treaties with a few chiefs were void because they did not involve Corn planter and therefore the United States had not purchased Indian lands.
Document Format Draft Document
Document Notes [not available]
Content Notes [not available]
Related Persons/Groups unknown; Wyandots; chief; brothers; commissioners; Simon Girtie; translator; agent; Cornplanter; corn planter; Captain Elliot; Shawnee; warriors; ;
Related Places Fort Harmar; Beaver Creek; council fire; boundary; Ohio River; ;
Keywords treaty; ;
Key Phrases [not available]

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