George Washington Papers

Bartholomew Dandridge, Jr., to Henry Knox, 11 January 1794

Bartholomew Dandridge, Jr., to Henry Knox

11 January 1794.

B. Dandridge has the honor by the Presidents order, to send the enclosed Proceedings of the Senate, on the subject of the Treaty with the Wabash & Illinois Indians, to the Secretary of War for his information.1


1The enclosure has not been identified, but it contained a copy of the resolution passed on 9 Jan., in which the Senate refused, by a vote of 21 to 4, to give its consent to the treaty that Rufus Putnam negotiated with the Wabash and Illinois Indians in September 1792 (Senate Executive Journal description begins Journal of the Executive Proceedings of the Senate of the United States of America: From the commencement of the First, to the termination of the Nineteenth Congress. Vol. 1. Washington, D.C., 1828. description ends , 146; GW to U.S. Senate, 13 Feb. 1793).

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