Arthur St. Clair to the Chiefs and Warriors of the Wyandot Nation, April 30, 1791

Dublin Core

Subject

Warning to the Chiefs and Warriors of the Wyandot Nation

Description

"General St. Clair, Governor of the Northwest Territory, warns the Wyandot against joining in mischief against the United States." [http://wardepartmentpapers.org/document.php?id=5125]

Creator

St. Clair, Arthur

Date

1791-04-30

Document Item Type Metadata

Original Format

Letter Signed

Author

Arthur St. Clair

Location of Author

Fort Harmar

Text

To the Chiefs & Warriors of the Wyandot Nation./
.
.
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Farewell--/
[signed] A. St. Clair/
Governour of the Territory/of the United States/North west of the /River Ohio/

[lower left] Fort Harmar/April 30th 1791

Location of Original

Clements Library, Loammi Baldwin Papers

Location of Copies

[1] Letterbook Copy [http://wardepartmentpapers.org/docimage.php?id=5125&docColID=5569], uncertain collection.

Publication

[1] Digital image from photocopy of original Letter Signed: http://wardepartmentpapers.org/docimage.php?id=5125&docColID=5569, pp. 7-9.
[2] Digital image of Letterbook Copy from microfilm: http://wardepartmentpapers.org/docimage.php?id=5125&docColID=5569

Literature

[1] http://wardepartmentpapers.org/document.php?id=5125;
[2] http://wardepartmentpapers.org/document.php?id=5125, refers to National Archives of Canada: Archives Reports 1891 (uncertain significance);

Analysis

NOTES: http://wardepartmentpapers.org/document.php?id=5125 under "Document Notes," says: "'other copies' pages 7-9 of copy log contain handwriting much easier to read." This is actually a reference to the Clements Library image of the original Letter Signed.

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Citation

St. Clair, Arthur, “Arthur St. Clair to the Chiefs and Warriors of the Wyandot Nation, April 30, 1791,” Wyandot History: A Guide to Original Sources and Current Scholarship, accessed December 11, 2017, http://wyandothistory.com/index.html/items/show/45.

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