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dc.contributor.authorCameron, Chantal
dc.descriptionTimothy Pickering (1745-1829) was a Colonel in the Revolutionary War and was appointed Adjutant General in 1777. He was also elected to the Board of War, served as a Quarter-Master General of the Army from 1780 to 1784, and served as Secretary of State from 1795 to 1800.en_US
dc.description.abstractA letter written by Timothy Pickering to Samuel Hodgson, dated at Niagara, May 17, 1793. The letter concerns relations with the Indians and a description of Niagara Falls. A partially transcribed letter is included here. Dear Sir, We have just arrived at this place and learn that the Western Indians will not be assembled at Sandusky till a good while after the…The Chief of the hostile Indians say however that they are determined to meet the Commissioner of the U. States but the remote places where the numerous tribes will come to the Treaty will unavoidably make them late in arriving. We have had a view of the mighty falls of Niagara. The immense body of water tumbling over the precipice strikes the beholder…as much…height from which it falls. This is committed to the care of Mr. Thos. Morris, who is just setting out for Canandaigua. I remain sincerely yours T. Pickeringen_US
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dc.subjectNiagara Fallsen_US
dc.subjectTimothy Pickeringen_US
dc.titleLetter by T. Pickering to Samuel Hodgson, May 17, 1793en_US

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