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Item is the treaty of peace and friendship concluded between Sir William Johnson, Superintendent of Indian Affairs for the Northern Department (of North America), and four chiefs representing the Hurons of the Detroit which was signed at Niagara on 18 July 1764.
Container 1 has been withdrawn from circulation. Researchers are required to consult photocopies available in container 2.
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The hunting grounds of the Huron nation were widely scattered in the Great Lakes region. Following the Seven Years' War and Pontiac's uprising in 1763, the Hurons of the Detroit (residing on both sides of the St Clair River) were among the nations invited to re-establish peaceful relations with the British Crown. The negotiations were carried out in a series of councils conducted by Sir William Johnson in the summer of 1764.
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1. Indians of North America - Treaties, 1764 Sir William Johnson, 1764.
2. Indians of North America - Detroit, 1764 Aiughquanooron, 1764.
3. Huron Indians, 1764 Chohahagayton, 1764.
4. Ariughtatehade, 1764.
5. Tyyaghtah, 1764.
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