Treaty with the Wyandots, Delawares, Shawnees, Senecas, and Miamis (1814)

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In 1814, William Henry Harrison and Lewis Cass negotiated a treaty with the Wyandot Indians, the Delaware Indians, the Shawnee Indians, the Seneca Indians, and the Miami Indians on the behalf of the United States government. Known as the Treaty with the Wyandots, Delawares, Shawnee, Senecas, and Miami, this agreement established peaceful relations between the Wyandot Indians, the Delaware Indians, the Shawnee Indians, and the Seneca Indians with the Miami Indians. These five tribes also agreed to assist the United States against the British in the War of 1812.

On July 22, 1814, the various parties signed the Treaty with the Wyandots, Delawares, Shawnee, Senecas, and Miami. This agreement illustrated the continued struggle between the British and the white Americans to establish allies with Ohio's Indian people. This struggle had existed since the American Revolution, but with the United States' victory in the War of 1812, Ohio natives no longer had the British as an ally to assist them in inhibiting the westward migration of white Americans.

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References

  1. Anson, Bert. The Miami Indians. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 1970.
  2. Hurt, R. Douglas. The Ohio Frontier: Crucible of the Old Northwest, 1720-1830. Bloomington, IN: Indiana University Press, 1996.
  3. Vogel, John J. Indians of Ohio and Wyandot County. New York, NY: Vantage Press, 1975.