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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
August 15, 1793 Lord Dorchester speech to Indians Lord Dorchester Chiefs Six Nations Land rights and boundaries were previously determined by nations of Europe and do not hold now that the United States has possession of the land.
June 27, 1792 Conditions of U.S. Treaty with Six Nations Henry Knox Joseph Brandt Formal invitation to Brandt to sit on General Council as Chief of Six Nations. Document explains the U.S. stance on hostile Indians, hopes Brandt will convey sentiments to Indians.
July 5, 1793 Commissioner's Notes on Treaty Proceedings Commissioners of the United States [not available] Before arrival of commissioners at the council house from Navy Hall, while waiting for them, Captain Brandt spoke. He noted that it was agreed at the Rapids [of Miami River] that Indians should come and meet the commissioners in their father's presence, presumably John Graves Simcoe. Thanks to Great Spirit for making meeting possible. Mentions an inclination to do what is right and just. Makes...
April 17, 1791 Treaty Signing Location Proposed to Six Nations Timothy Pickering Six Nations of Indians Pickering proposed Painted Post as meeting place to discuss peaceful relationship and signing of treaty between United States and Six Nations.
December 11, 1793 Details of Council at Buffalo Creek Relayed with Request for Treaty [not available] Henry Knox Six nations proposed new treaty due to dissatisfaction with hostile Indians which allotted more farm land to United States settlers. Chaplin believed the Six Nations were so eager for peace that they may consent to further extension of the proposed boundaries.