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Muskingum boundary proposal - again

February 1, 2014
The Marietta Times

Mohawk leader Joseph Brant believed that making the Muskingum River the western boundary between the United States and Native Americans was the only fair compromise which could prevent war between the two sides and avoid catastrophe. If the Confederation demanded restoration of the Ohio River as the boundary, the lake tribes and Ohio Valley tribes would be defeated and destroyed. Brant argued for the Muskingum River boundary on five key occasions.



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