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Peace with the Indians...

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February 28, 1795

GAZETTE OF THE UNITED STATES, Philadelphia, Feb. 28, 1795  This city was the capital of the United States at the time, while the District of Columbia was under construction.
Page 3 has: "Important and Pleasing Intelligence" from Fort Washington, noting: "The Indians have by their deputies generally applied for a Treaty of Peace with the United States...that preliminary articles are signed, proposing to meet for that purpose at Greenville..." with another letter noting: "I am now happy to inform you that we are in a fair way to obtain peace with the hostile Indians on this side the Ohio..." with more.
Four pages, never-trimmed margins, great condition.

This was the home of the nation's capital at the time while awaiting the completion of the "federal city" at Washington, D.C., where it would move in 1800.

Category: The 1600's and 1700's