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June 26, 1793 Journal entry, invitation to General Chapin to attend proceedings at Sandusky Federal Commissioners Treaty at Sandusky Henry Knox During a meeting of commissioners held on 26 June 1793, it was thought expedient to invite General Israel Chapin, Superintendent of Six Nations, to attend the treaty at Sandusky. Chapin accepted after being assured of reasonable compensation for his services.
1793 Estimate for supplies of the Commissioners on intended Treaty with Indians at Sandusky Quartermaster General's Department [not available] Estimate for supplies of the Commissioners on intended Treaty with Indians at Sandusky
July 28, 1793 Notification of the Meeting at Sandusky Colonel Alexander McKee Benjamin Lincoln Captain Elliot delivered a letter from Colonel McKee in which Mckee informs the Commissioners that he will inform them of the time the Indians will meet at Sandusky as soon as he receives that information.
September 27, 1794 Indians of Sandusky Chiefs of the Sandusky Anthony Wayne Leaders of the Indian tribe at Sandusky write Major General Anthony Wayne about the distress of their people, demanding "redress" from the United States, by sending an army to the place as soon as possible. The chief expresses faith that the United States will show justice.
March 6, 1793 Money forwarded, treaty talks at Sandusky Samuel Hodgdon James O'Hara The Commissary of Military Stores sends payment by post, believing it safer and more expeditious than private conveyances. Mentions the treaty talks of Sandusky and its commissioners, Lincoln, Pickering and Randolph.
June 28, 1793 Letter from Federal Commissioners for Sandusky conference to Major Isaac Craig on interpreters, wampum, runners, and timing of Sandusky Conference Federal Commissioners Treaty at Sandusky Isaac Craig [not available]
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.
June 28, 1793 Letter from Canadian Colonel Alexander McKee to Federal Commissioners for Conference at Sandusky Colonel Alexander McKee Federal Commissioners Treaty at Sandusky Commissioners note in 29 June 1793 entry above letter from McKee, that Captain Elliott arrived with deputation of twenty Indians for nations assembled at foot of Miami Rapids and delivered McKee's letter to the Federal Commissioners. McKee assures commissioners that he will let them know when Indians are ready to meet at Sandusky.
September 26, 1794 Letter from the chiefs and warriors of Sandusky Tarke United States Letter from the chiefs and warriors of Sandusky, addressed to the "Brothers of the thirteen United States of America." They had formed a bond of friendship with the United States in council at Muskingum
July 10, 1793 Requesting Prices of Indian Goods and Transportation from Philadelphia to Pittsburg Federal Commissioners Treaty at Sandusky Henry Knox Commissioners for Sandusky Conference request price of all Indian goods and cost of transportation from Philadelphia to Pittsburg.
1794 British fort at Sandusky [not available] [not available] General Israel Chapin informs Knox that the British have begun to erect a fort at Sandusky. The British are much alarmed at the garrisoning of Presqu' Isle, and endeavor to persuade the Indians that the property at that place was fraudulently purchased.
May 26, 1793 Request for White Wampum & Interpreters for Treaty at Sandusky Ohio Federal Commissioners Treaty at Sandusky General John Gibson Six Nations interpreter Jasper Parish carries a letter from Federal commissioners for Treaty at Sandusky which attempts to enlist General Gibson's support as an Indian expert in obtaining white wampum and qualified interpreters for the Delaware and Shawanese languages. Major Craig at Pittsburg identified at the point of contact. Interpreters were supposed to travel with commissioners, but did not...
September 25, 1794 Speech to the chiefs and warriors of Sandusky Anthony Wayne Chiefs of the Sandusky Speech from Major General Anthony Wayne to the chiefs and warriors of Sandusky, whom the United States happens to be friendly with. Mostly propaganda about how General Wayne is concerned about their distressed position, and that they should follow the Wyandots in trusting the United States.
July 5, 1793 Indian Speech to Commissioners Chiefs of Wabash and Illinois Tribes Federal Commissioners Treaty at Sandusky Indians apologized and provided reasoning for not meeting commissioners at Sandusky, requested to meet with "Governor of this Province" (John Graves Simcoe) at Niagara for negotiations.
March 14, 1793 Furniture for Treaty Talks at Sandusky Henry Knox Samuel Hodgdon Request for estimated cost of camp furniture, advised consulting with Pickering on cost.
August 23, 1793 Letter from Federal Commissioners to Lieutenant Tinsley, commanding officer Fort Franklin, [no. 1] Federal Commissioners Treaty at Sandusky Lieutenant Tinsley Letter from Federal Commissioners for Sandusky conference request assistance from Lieutenant Tinsley in expediting dispatch of letters to Major Craig at Pittsburg, to include the provision of armed guard. They relate that the western Indians have refused to make peace and ask that Tinsley communicate this information appropriately in order to ensure due vigilance on the frontier.
July 10, 1793 Requesting Orders to General Wayne to Abstain from Hostilities Federal Commissioners Treaty at Sandusky George Washington In this letter the Federal Commissioners for Sandusky Conference request that President Washington issue fresh orders to Major General Anthony Wayned to abstain from hostilites and to remain quietly at posts.
January 29, 1795 Letter to the Wayandots of Sandusky on Religion Edmund Burke Wyandots of Sandusky Letter communicated by Mr. Isaac Williams. Burke notified the Wayandots of Sandusky of a forthcoming visit to discuss the state of their religion and land ownership. Burke advised the Indians to listen to authority sent to protect them.
March 12, 1793 Who should join the Commissioners at Sandusky? Henry Knox George Washington Knox seeks the President's acquiescence to the Indians' request to have several Quakers accompany the Commissioners to the treaty at Sandusky. Knox also recommends that a Moravian named John Heckewelder join the Commissioners because of his knowledge of the Indians' language and customs.
May 30, 1793 Postponement of the 1st of June Treaty Date Federal Commissioners Treaty at Sandusky Colonel Alexander McKee Lincoln, Pickering and Randolph state the purpose of their business as commissioners of United States to hold Treaty with Indians at Sandusky. They acknowledge McKee's information that the Indians would not be ready until the end of June, hence a postponement of the 1 June treaty date. Commissioners express gratitude for this information. Ask that McKee let Indian leadership know that the...
April 11, 1793 Meeting at Sandusky Delayed McKee Major Littlehales The proposed meeting of the Indian chiefs and the Commissioners will take place at Sandusky. However, the date appointed by the US is too early for the Indians, who will not return from their wintering grounds before the end of May. The meeting therefore should be moved back to accommodate the Indians' schedules. The Commissioners should be accommodated at Niagara until the Chiefs are ready.
May 10, 1793 Presidential Agreement to Negotiations at Lower Sandusky Henry Knox Henry Lee President authorized last effort for peace between U.S. and hostile Indians before the U.S. would take offensive action.
June 23, 1788 Meeting with the Indians Delayed Arthur St. Clair Henry Knox The meeting of the Indians delayed. Probably will assemble next month. Indians got to Sandusky prepared for war, but stopped and turned back. This a favorable omen. Requests fresh instructions.
August 23, 1793 Certification of transactions in attempting to negotiate a peace with the Western Indians, now in hostilities with the United States [not available] Henry Knox Certification by the Federal Commissioners for Sandusky Conference that the preceding was a just account of transactions in attempting to negotiate a peace with Western Indians
June 7, 1793 Letter from Federal Commissioners Sandusky Conference to Governor Simcoe Federal Commissioners Treaty at Sandusky [not available] Simcoe conveys that British officers will attend Sandusky Conference. Chief of Senekas [Senecas] believes that open communication with Governor Simcoe on treaty would have salutary effect; Governor will give his opinion about it. Presence of officers would add to security. [Same day, separate note from Governor Simcoe]. Governor is impressed by the importance of the negotiations and will help...