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Secretary at War appoints the Commanding Officer at Fort Franklin

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Source Name Image(s)
CollectionCarnegie Library of Pittsburgh: Isaac Craig Papers view image
Document Information
Date June 14, 1794
Author Name Henry Knox (primary) Location: War Department
Recipient Name Commanding Officer, Fort Franklin (primary)
Summary From the War Department, the Secretary at War directs an unidentified officer, perhaps John Crawford, to "instantly" repair to Fort Franklin and assume command of the post.
Document Format Letterbook Copy
Document Notes This image is a letter fragment. Consequently, Knox's name is not part of the partial letter that exists in this image. However, this correspondance was attributed to Knox because it is marked "War Department" and because the verbiage herein issues a direct order that only the Secretary at War has the authority to give.
Content Notes [not available]
Related Persons/Groups John Crawford; Henry Knox; Major Thomas Butler;
Related Places War Department;
Keywords provisions; powder; lead; stores; intrenching tools; entrenching tools; axes; paper;
Key Phrases [not available]
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