Describes Activity Surrounding Fort Harmar, French Creek, Preparations for Indian Treaty

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Date June 15, 1788
Author Name Josiah Harmar (primary) Location: Fort Harmar
Recipient Name Henry Knox (primary)
Summary Describes journey to French Creek and Captain Heart's work on his garrison and with the Seneca and Munsee. Describes geography. Discusses efforts to prepare for treaty. Refers to provisions and supplies and transportation by public expense. Reports numbers of boats and emigrants to pass through. Discusses land reserved by Congress and the lower land. Mentions dismantling of Fort McIntosh. Compares troops raised by New York, Pennsylvania, Connecticut. Reports attack of Wabash Indians, death of 2 men. Hopes to recruit good men soon. Discusses supplies, arms, accoutrements. Seeks outcome of treaty to know how to manage posts. Wishes the best for the Ohio Company.
Document Format Extract of Letter
Source Collection: Western Reserve Historical Society History Library: Alfred T. Goodman Papers

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