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Speech [manuscript] : Oneida [N.Y.], delivered to the Oneidas, by Skenodoa and Petrus, to his excellency General Schuyler, 1783 July 21.

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Names: Skenandoah, | Petrus, | Schuyler, John Philip, | Reed, Jacob,
Topics: Oneida Indians - Government relations - 18th century - Sources. | Manuscripts, American - New York (State) - Oneida. | Six Nations - Records and correspondence. | Skenandoah, d. 1816. | Petrus, Chief, fl. 1783. | Butler, John, 1728-1796. | Johnson, John, Sir, 1742-1830. | Brant, Joseph, 1742-1807. | Schuyler, Philip John, 1733-1804.
Regions: New York (State) - History - 18th century - Sources.
Genres: Speeches - New York (State) - Oneida - 1783.
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Main Author: Six Nations.
Physical Description: 1 item (3 p.) ; 24 cm.
Summary: Speech delivered on July 21, 1783 by Oneida chiefs Skenodoa and Petrus to the Oneida Indians. The speech concerns the desire of the Six Nations to pursue peaceful relations with Americans following the Revolutionary War. The following people are referred to in the document: Joseph Brant, John Butler, John Johnson, and Gen. Schuyler.
Notes: Forms part of the Edward E. Ayer Manuscript Collection (Newberry Library)
Signed: Wrote me Jacob Reed, By the Desire of Skenodoa and Peter.
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Other Names: Skenandoah, d. 1816.
Petrus, Chief, fl. 1783.
Schuyler, John Philip, 1733-1804.
Reed, Jacob, fl. 1783.
Edward E. Ayer Manuscript Collection (Newberry Library)
Newberry Library. Manuscript. Ayer MS 803.

More Details for: Oneida [N.Y.], delivered to the Oneidas,