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No Answer from the Indians Has Arrived

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CollectionMassachusetts Historical Society: Benjamin Lincoln Papers view image
Document Information
Date August 14, 1793
Author Name Benjamin Lincoln (primary) Location: Mouth of Detroit River
Recipient Name Colonel Alexander McKee (primary)
Summary Commissioners Lincoln, Randolph, and Pickering express their disappointment that they have yet to receive an answer from the deputation of Indian Nations in response to the Commissioners' speech at the rapids of the Miami. They request McKee's assistance in prodding the Indians to produce an answer.
Document Format Modern Printed Transcription of Letter/Document
Document Notes Enclosed in "A Journal of the proceedings at Council with the Western Indians", 08/24/1793.
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Related Persons/Groups Colonel Alexander McKee; Benjamin Lincoln. Beverley Randolph; Timothy Pickering; Commissioners; runners; Indian Nation; Chiefs and Warriors; Brandt; Farmer's Brother; Cornplanter; ;
Related Places Mouth of Detroit River; rapids of the Miami; Miami River; ;
Keywords speech; deputation; treaty; negotiations; strings of wampum; speech we delivered here to the deputation of the Indian nations assembled at the rapids of the Miami; an early answer; speech to the chiefs and warriors; our wishes to begin the treaty; negotiations; procrastination; further proofs of our patience; ;
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