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Father, the President of the United States and you fathers now sitting before me, listen! Brothers Shawnese, Delawares, Senecas, and all of our ancient brothers, listen to the few words I have to say. It is a long time since I determined to abandon…

"...an oval silver plate engraved with the same design on both the obverse and reverse. The design shows the arms of the United States and is similar to the design on the reverses of the oval Washington medals. A scroll at the bottom is inscribed…

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War Office January 25 1798/
Sir/
Be Pleased to deliver to Col. Mentges on order/a sorrel Horse for the Wiandot Chief|Crane|now in this City[.]/
[signed] James W. Henry/
[signed] Samuel Hodgdon/

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Mr. John Harris
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