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Forwarded Letter

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CollectionTennessee State Library and Archives: James Robertson Papers view image
Document Information
Date June 20, 1794
Author Name Isaac Craig (primary) Location: Pittsburgh
Recipient Name Henry Knox (primary)
Summary Letter to Gen. Wayne received, will be forwarded on well armed light boat. It is expected to reach Fort Washington shortly due to rain swollen rivers. Supplies to Fort Washington to be sent forward. Supplies requested by Polhemus received and acknowledged.
Document Format Autograph Letter Signed
Document Notes Cited in Craig to Knox, 06/28/1794.
Content Notes [not available]
Related Persons/Groups Henry Knox; Isaac Craig; General Anthony Wayne; boatmen; Captain Crawford; Lieutenant Polhemus; Major Butler; Captain Heath; Captain Heth; Cornplanter; British Agent; ;
Related Places Pittsburgh; Fort Washington; Fort Franklin; Presquile; Buffalo Creek; ;
Keywords packets; light boat; active confidentials; well armed; invoice of stationary; stationery; quartermasters stores; ammunition; invoice of stores; forage; British armed vessels; ;
Key Phrases [not available]
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Pittsburg 20th June 1794
Sir
Your letter of the 2 & 14th Instant
I have this any Recd together with the aikel address
to Genl. Wayne, which shall immediately be sent forward
on board a light Boat in chage of an active Confidentials
Boatmaster with a Party well warmed & as
the Rier is considerably swelled I have no doubt
pf his reaching Fort Washington on the 25th.
The letter addressed to Capt. Crawford
I have delivered for Lieut. Polhemus shall
be forwarded wihtout delay,
Major Butler is not
Arrived Capt. Heath is expected to morrow or
next day with his detachment.
I have enclosed an
Invoice of Stationary and Ln. Mr. Stores forwarded
to Fort Franklin addressed to Liet. Polhemus
the Receipt of which he has Acknowledged a
further supply together with ammunition shall be
forwarded as soon as an escort can be obtained of
Capt. Crawford. I have inclosed an invoice of
Stores sent to Fort Washington since the 5th
Instant. A few articles have just come to hand
which I shall send forward together whith a quantity
of Forage under escort of Capt. Heaths detach!
It is reported that two British Armed
Vessels are laying off Presquila & that Complineters
gave to Buffallo Creek to meet the British Agent.
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I am Sir your obt. Sert.
[??]
Honl. [?] Gl. Knox