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~Treaty of Greenville~




After their defeat at the Battle of Fallen Timbers on August 20, 1794, the Indians surrendered and came to Greenville one year later to sign a peace treaty. The Treaty of Greenville was signed on August 3, 1795. The Indians agreed to give up their claim to the lands, but kept the right to hunt on the land.



The United States gave the Indian $20,000 worth of goods and promised to bring $9,500 worth of goods to them every year. Seven of the tribes would each get $1,000 worth of goods each year and four tribes would each get $500 worth of goods. General Wayne said he hoped the treaty would hold "as long as the woods grow and waters run."



The Treaty of Greenville ended the Indian Wars in Ohio. But the Indians did not keep the lands in Ohio promised to them for "as long as the woods grow and waters run."



In 1795 Harrison took command of Fort Washington after Wayne's death.