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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
January 1, 1795 Formal Peace Alliance with Tribes at Sandusky Anthony Wayne Sachems Formal acceptance of U.S. to discuss peace with tribes of Sandusky. Hopes to create an alliance against those who caused mischief.
October 3, 1799 Speech to the Indians Regarding Disputed Land & Other Affairs Between Indians & Whites Arthur St. Clair Chiefs of the Potawatomies, Ottawas, & Chippewas Discusses hopes for a personal meeting with the Indians soon, as well as the threat of unscrupulous individuals encroaching on Indian land; despite such incidents, urges the Indians to remain at peace. Discusses relations with the Canadians, and the appointment of an Indian agent at Detroit.
November 8, 1791 Report Concerning Indian Boundary Lines Thomas Jefferson [not available] Jefferson delineates the boundaries of the United States and Indian Nations.
December 4, 1794 Fair and Equitable Terms of Peace [not available] Anthony Wayne Following the defeat of the northern tribes at the Battle of Fallen Timbers, General Wayne proposes terms for a lasting peace that will serve the interests of both red and white people.
November 29, 1796 Washington's Speech to the Indians on How to Honor the Treaty of Greeneville George Washington Northwestern Indian Chiefs Address to the [Northwest] Indian Confederacy comprised of the Wyandot, Delaware, Shawnee, Kickapoo, Wea, Ottawa, Chippewa, Putawatomie, Miami, Kaskaskia, Piankeshaw & Eel River tribes. Endeavors to give them advice surrounding the [Treaty of Greeneville], now ratified by the Senate. Explains the provision that the Indians not sell any of their land except to the U.S. Recommends that the Indians...
June 22, 1795 Participation During an Impending Council Fire Chiefs of the Potawatomies, Ottawas, & Chippewas [not available] Speeches delivered by chiefs of sundry tribes regarding participation in an impending council meeting.
1799 Speech of the Secretary of War to the Chiefs and Warriors of the Potowatomies, Ottawa, and Chippewa Nations James McHenry Chiefs of the Potawatomies, Ottawas, & Chippewas Speech of the Secretary of War to the Chiefs and Warriors of the Potowatomies, Ottawa, and Chippewa Nations. Cited and enclosed in McHenry to Hamilton, 05/18/1799.
December 24, 1798 Speech to the Northwest Indians on Land Sales James McHenry Chiefs of the Potawatomies, Ottawas, & Chippewas In light of confusion over the validity of past land sales to individual settlers and rent collecting - settlements that were allegedly made when the Indians were drunk - the Adams administration insists that all land sales in the future be made as public treaties, in the presence of an agent and authorized by the United States. Points to British precedent in defending his claim that Congress...