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George Croghan collection

 Collection — Folder: S0321
Identifier: S0321
Scope and Contents On July 13, 1765, Indians gathered in a conference at Quiatenon, in New France (later Indiana territory), where they made speeches to George Croghan, who wrote them in very legible cursive. The five long pages are photostats containing eight speeches by “the Chiefs, and Principal Warriors of the Quiatenon, Kecopoes (Kickapoos), Mascoutens and Ottawas.” They expressed their sorrow for their evil actions and their desire for peace. The first Indian to speak was The Wolf, a Kickapoo...

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  • Names: Croghan, George, 1720?-1782 X