U.S. & Indian Differences Regarding Ohio River Boundary Irreconcilable; War Will Continue

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Date August 16, 1793
Author Name Commissioners for Indian Affairs in the Northern Department (primary)
Recipient Name Northwestern Indian Chiefs (primary)
Summary The Indians have acknowledged the receipt of the recent treaty commissioners' speech, which declared that the U.S.-Indian Boundary could no longer be the Ohio; the Indians have stated that they will accept no other boundary. The commissioners now state that the negotiations are now ended, and the war will go on.
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Document Notes The Indians in question are the Wyandots, Delawares, Shawanees [Shawnees], Miamis, Poutawatomies, Ottawas, Connoys, Chippewas, and Munseys, under the aegis of a Confederacy now assembled at the [Great?] Miami River rapids.
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Related Persons/Groups Benjamin Lincoln; Beverley Randolph; Timothy Pickering; Chiefs and Warriors; Indian Nations; deputies; Captain Elliot; Commissioners; ;
Related Places Miami Rapids; Ohio River; Captain Elliot's; Detroit River; ;
Keywords boundary; negotiation; peace; ;
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