Arthur St. Clair to the Half King and the Chiefs of the Wyandots, March 8, 1791

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Subject

St. Clair warns the Wyandots about the Shawnee and Miami

Description

"St. Clair recounts to the Half King and the chiefs of the Wyandot Indians the hostile attitude of the Shawnee and Miami Indians toward the United States and recommends Colonel Thomas Procter as emissary." [http://wardepartmentpapers.org/document.php?id=4952]

Creator

St. Clair, Arthur

Date

1791-03-08

Document Item Type Metadata

Original Format

Secretary Copy of Message

Author

Arthur St. Clair

Location of Author

Philadelphia

Recipient

Half King and the Chiefs of the Wyandots

Address of Recipient

[Ohio?]

Text

[brackets in original]
[Governor St. Clair's Message.]/
To the Half King and the Chiefs of the Wyandots/
Brothers!/
.
.
.
Farewell!/
I am assured friend/
A. St. Clair. Governor of the Terri-/tory of the United States North West/of the Ohio

[lower left]
Philadelphia/
March 8th 1791/

Location of Original

Indiana Historical Society: Northwest Territory Collection, M367

Publication

[1] Digital image from microfilm: http://wardepartmentpapers.org/docimage.php?id=4952&docColID=5374;

[2] Lowrie, Walter and Clarke, Matthew, eds. American State Papers: Documents, Legislative and Executive, of the Congress of the United States. 38 Vols. Washington, DC: Gales and Seaton, 1832. 2nd Congress, 1st Session, Indian Affairs: Volume 1, p. 147;

[3] Electronic version of Lowre and Clarke: memory.loc.gov/cgi-bin/ampage?collId=llsp&fileName=007/llsp007.db&Page=147;

Literature

[1] http://wardepartmentpapers.org/document.php?id=4952

Files

Citation

St. Clair, Arthur, “Arthur St. Clair to the Half King and the Chiefs of the Wyandots, March 8, 1791,” Wyandot History: A Guide to Original Sources and Current Scholarship, accessed December 13, 2017, http://wyandothistory.com/index.html/items/show/51.

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