No Further Claims are to be Admitted

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Date October 10, 1793
Author Name Joseph Brandt (primary) Location: Buffalo Creek
Recipient Name Six Nations of Indians (primary)
Summary Mohawk leader Joseph Brandt addresses the Council at Buffalo Creek and observes that the council at Niagara seemed to be headed toward peace until messengers from the Creek Nation arrived with charges that white people were encroaching on the land of the Confederacy. Brandt recommends that the lands already settled by whites be surrendered with the understanding that no further claims are to be admitted beyond an established boundary line.
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Related Persons/Groups Joseph Brandt; John Butler, Superintendent of Indian Affairs; Israel Chapin, Superintendent of Indian Affairs, Northern Department; Chiefs of the Six Nations; Farmer's Brother; Great Council at the Miami Rapids; Mohawks; first deputation from the Confederate Indians; Commissioners of the United States at Niagara; messengers from the Creek Nation; white people; the Confederacy; Congress; Joseph Brant; ;
Related Places New York; Niagara; Miami Rapids; Buffalo Creek; the Muskingham; ;
Keywords our proceedings; Council Fire at the Rapids of the Miami; intelligence [information]; abrupt termination of the negotiations for peace; claims upon our lands; cause of the war; line of demarcation; various accidents; boundary; sincerity and justice; our branch of the Confederacy; lands along the Ohio; settlements; belt of black and white wampum; ;
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