Letter to Major General Anthony Wayne, Fort Washington from Federal Commissioners Sandusky Conference on Indian decision not to treat

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Date August 21, 1793
Author Name Federal Commissioners Treaty at Sandusky (primary) Location: Lake Erie
Recipient Name Anthony Wayne (primary) Location: Ft Washington
Summary Commissioners report that they are returning from the mouth of Detroit River, where they waited for four weeks for Indians to close the council at rapids of Miami in order to convene treaty proceedings at Sandusky. They report that the Indians have determined not to treat at all; final answer on this matter received 16 August. Commissioners continue to hope for peace and express thanks to General Wayne for providing security in the country northwest of Ohio.
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Document Notes Enclosed in [A Journal of the proceedings at Council with the Western Indians], 08/24/1793.This document is enclosed in instructions to the commissioners appointed to deal with the hostile Indians north of the Ohio, in the form of a journal of their proceedings, submitted to the House of Representatives on December 4, 1793. This document is an integral part of [Public Reports] and other communications of the Secretary of War, 12/99/1793.
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Related Persons/Groups Federal Commissioners Sandusky Conference; Benjamin Lincoln; Timothy Pickering; Beverley Randolph; Major General Anthony Wayne; ;
Related Places Fort Erie; Fort Washington; Lake Erie; Detroit River; Rapids of Miami; northwest of Ohio River; Ohio River; Northwest Territory; ;
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