Interactions of British, Spanish, and Indians; Plans for Fort at Greeneville

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CollectionClements Library: Anthony Wayne Letterbooks view image
MicrofilmHistorical Society Of Pennsylvania: Anthony Wayne Papers (no image)
PublicationKnopf, Richard C., ed. Anthony Wayne, A Name In Arms: The Wayne-Knox-Pickering-McHenry Correspondence. Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press, 1960. (no image)
Publication'Wayne's Western Campaign, The Wayne-Knox Correspondence.' Pennsylvania Magazine of History and Biography, 78(1954):298-341, 424-455. (no image)
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Date May 26, 1794
Author Name Anthony Wayne (primary) Location: Greenville
Recipient Name Henry Knox (primary)
Summary Cites possibility of British assisting Indians in attacking Legion posts, but admits lack of intelligence. Mentions latest intelligence on Spanish movements and interactions with the Chickasaws, and his instructions to post commanders to halt them if they ascend the Ohio past a certain point. Will hasten completion of a citadel at Greeneville so that a strong post may remain in the rear of the advance; will try to not assume the stance of the aggressor insofar as is possible.
Document Format Author's Letterbook Copy
Document Notes Cited in Knox to Washington, 06/25/1794. Spans Images 62-65 in this collection.
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Related Persons/Groups Henry Knox; Anthony Wayne; Indians; Secretary of War; Spaniards; citadel; cantonment; commandant; General Robertson; Governor Shelby; contractors; mounted militia; ;
Related Places Greenville; Ohio; Chickasaws; Spain; Ohio River; Massac; St. Louis; Detroit; Chickasaw Bluff; Port Vincennes; ;
Keywords magazine; armed galley; ;
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