Lord Dorchester speech to Indians

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Date August 15, 1793
Author Name Lord Dorchester (primary)
Recipient Name Chiefs Six Nations (primary) Location: Rapids at the Miami River
Summary Land rights and boundaries were previously determined by nations of Europe and do not hold now that the United States has possession of the land.
Document Format Autograph Letter Signed
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Related Persons/Groups multiple; Lord Dorchester; Indians; Indian Nation; Wyandots; Shawneses; Ottawas; Hurons; Potawatamies; Delawares; Chippewas; Chipawas; Six Nations; chiefs; warriors; commissioners; British; President; ;
Related Places Wabash; Miami; river; ;
Keywords treaty; ;
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