Edmund Burke to Wyandots of Sandusky, January 29, 1795

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Subject

Religion

Description

"Speech to Wyandots regarding visit by Burke to discuss religion in village. Recommends moving village closer to Detroits and cabin to be occupied by Burke. Persuasive argument against joining "strangers"." [http://wardepartmentpapers.org/document.php?id=13090]

Creator

Burke, Edmund

Date

1795-01-29

Document Item Type Metadata

Original Format

Document signed (letterbook copy)

Text

My dear Children in God; the Wyan[dot]/ of Sandusky./
The bearer will tell you
.
.
.
I am my dear children [...]/ Father in God./
/signed/
St. Antoine--}/
29th January 1795}/

Edmund Burke/
Vicar Genl of Upper Cana[da]

Location of Original

Public Records Office: FO 5/9 Foreign Office Correspondence

Location of Copies

[1] http://wardepartmentpapers.org/document.php?id=13090

Publication

[1] http://wardepartmentpapers.org/document.php?id=13090

Analysis

NOTE: "Cited in Wayne to Pickering, 03/08/1795." [http://wardepartmentpapers.org/document.php?id=13090]

The available enhanced photographic copy has a dark line at the gutter where the document is bound, reducing the legibility of the last few letters of each line.

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Citation

Burke, Edmund, “Edmund Burke to Wyandots of Sandusky, January 29, 1795,” Wyandot History: A Guide to Original Sources and Current Scholarship, accessed December 11, 2017, http://wyandothistory.com/index.html/items/show/43.

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