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Protection of Districts

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CollectionTennessee State Library and Archives: James Robertson Papers view image
CollectionTennessee State Library and Archives: James Robertson Papers view image
CollectionPrinted Version only (no image)
PublicationCarter, Clarence Edwin, ed. The Territorial Papers of the United States. Volume 4, The Territory South of the River Ohio, 1790 - 1796. 26 Vols. Washington, DC: US Government Printing Office, 1934. (no image)
PublicationLowrie, Walter and St. Clair Clarke, Matthew, eds. American State Papers: Documents, Legislative and Executive, of the Congress of the United States, Vol. IV, Indian Affairs. 38 Vols. Washington, DC: Gales and Seaton, 1832. (no image)
Document Information
Date April 14, 1794
Author Name Henry Knox (primary) Location: War Department
Recipient Name William Blount (primary)
Summary Secretary Knox informs Governor William Blount that he is authorized by President of United States to make arrangements for the protection of districts in Southwest Territory, provided that the measures are judged necessary. Mentions protection and manning and equipment levels at crossing at Cumberland River, Tennessee County and Davidson County.
Document Format Copy of Signed Document
Document Notes Cited in Blount to Robertson, 06/14/1794. Enclosed in McHenry to US House, 04/05/1798. PTC: Robertson Papers: C
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Related Persons/Groups William Blount; Henry Knox; George Washington; corporals; privates; sergeant; subaltern; regular troops; militia; General Robertson; ;
Related Places War Department; Southwest Territory; Nashville; Tennessee County; Cumberland River; Sumner County; Davidson County; Washington District; Mae District; Pittsburgh; ;
Keywords protection; district; post and garrison; ford; iron howitzers; ammunition; grape shot; case shot; ;
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