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    [Indian Treaty with the Six Nations.] Newspaper: Dunlap and Claypoole's American Daily Advertiser (Philadelphia). Four pages, 12.5" x 18", December 8, 1791. The treaty appears in full on the front page (near three columns in length) and begins, "George Washington President of the United States of America. . . . Whereas a treaty of Peace and Friendship between the United States of American and the Tribes of Indians called the Six Nations, was made and concluded on the eleventh day of November last, by Timothy Pickering. . . ." The Treaty of Canandaigua was signed on November 11, 1794, between the U.S. and the Six Nations of the Iroquois Confederacy. In print are the signatures of Timothy Pickering, George Washington ("Go. Washington"), numerous Indian chiefs, witnesses, interpreters, and others. The newspaper also prints a letter concerning the observance of "a day of Public Thanksgiving and Prayer," signed in print by Massachusetts Governor Samuel Adams. With minor foxing.

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