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Wayne Address to Indians Regarding Peace Meeting

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CollectionChicago Historical Society: Anthony Wayne Papers view image
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Date August 13, 1794
Author Name Anthony Wayne (primary) Location: Head Quarters, Greenville
Recipient Name Delaware Indians
Summary Wayne addressed all Nations North West of the Ohio River regarding peace: Wayne requested to meet deputies sent by the Indian tribes to discuss peace agreement which included protection of women and children and returning of land to tribes. Christopher Miller, an adopted Shawnee was offered by Wayne to provide evidence of the United States kindness. Wayne advised the Nations to disregard promises from other military men, scheming within their post, who do not have the power to help the Indians or offer any incentives.
Document Format Document Signed
Document Notes Document is addressed to the Delawares, Shawnesse, Miamis, and Wyandots, and all other Nations of Indians Northwest of the Ohio
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Related Persons/Groups Major General Anthony Wayne; Indian Nations; Shawnee; Delaware; Miami; prisoners; tribe; Christopher Miller; commander in chief of federal army; Christopher Miller; ;
Related Places Grand Glaize; northwest of Ohio River; Head Quarters, Greenville; Ohio River; North West; villages; settlements; foot of the rapids; Miami River; ;
Keywords peace; white flag; ;
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