Decisive Action Against the Indians on the Frontier

Document Information
Date February 22, 1791
Author Name Henry Knox (primary) Location: War Department
Recipient Name George Washington (primary)
Summary Henry Knox's report to the President discusses the coming year's goals of peace in the frontiers and explains in detail how best to meet those goals, using both peaceful and military measures. He provides an in-depth analysis of the force required and the cost involved in taking decisive action against the Indians along the frontier, and the potential political and military implications of the action.
Document Format Letter Signed
Source Collection: Indiana Historical Society Library: Northwest Territory Coll., M367

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