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Collection Reference Number GLC04843
From Archive Folder Documents Relating to 1783 
Title Friedrich von Steuben to George Clinton reporting on an unsuccessful conference in Canada
Date 23 August 1783
Author Von Steuben, Friedrich Wilhelm August Heinrich Ferdinand (1730-1794)  
Document Type Correspondence
Content Description Reports on an unsuccessful conference in Canada concerning assuming control of the western forts. Indicates that General Frederick Haldimand, the governor of the province of Quebec, refused to agree on any terms until there was a definitive treaty, although he did observe a cessation of fighting. Claims that Haldimand will limit communication and attempt "to hinder any overtures, being made from the United States to the Indians."
Subjects Revolutionary War  Revolutionary War General  Military History  Treaty  Peace  Continental Army  Global History and Civics  Foreign Affairs  Canada  Boundary or Property Dispute  Fortification  Frontiers and Exploration  American Indian History  
People Von Steuben, Friedrich Wilhelm August Heinrich Ferdinand (1730-1794)  Clinton, George (1739-1812)  Haldimand, Frederick, Sir (1718-1791)  
Place written Saratoga, New York
Theme Government & Politics; Native Americans
Sub-collection The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1493-1859
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859