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Protection of the Mero District

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CollectionPrinted Version only view 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 June 14, 1794
Author Name William Blount (primary) Location: Knoxville
Recipient Name General James Robertson (primary)
Summary The Governor of the Southwest Territory (Tennessee) encloses a copy of a letter from the Secretary of War which ordered him to extend a degree of protection to the district of Mero. Discusses the potential for "hostile Indians."
Document Format Printed Document
Document Notes Enclosed in McHenry to US House, 04/05/1798.
Content Notes [not available]
Related Persons/Groups General Robertson; William Blount; Henry Knox; Lieutenant Mitchel; cavalry; militia; Indians;
Related Places Knoxville; Mero District; Tennessee; Southwest Territory; Southwestern Territory;
Keywords invasion; infantry; howitzers; ammunition;
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