Intelligence Report to the Secretary at War

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Date February 2, 1792
Author Name Anonymous (primary)
Recipient Name Henry Knox (primary)
Summary This letter is an anonymous intelligence report from the frontier to Henry Knox, asking him not to reveal the correspondence between them to Judge McComb. Also, in order to prevent the Saganaw and Michillimakina Indians from assisting other hostile tribes on the frontier, the sender of the report recommends that Knox authorize the release of Indian prisoners. Further states that the paroled Indians should be equipped with trade goods, skillfully inoculated, and sent along a designated route with infected articles. Caldwell, Elliot and LaMott are identified in this report as enemies to the States.
Document Format Letterbook
Source Collection: National Archives of Canada: MG23 HI1, John Graves Simcoe, Papers

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