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Fort Franklin Beseiged, Etc.

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CollectionHistorical Society Of Pennsylvania: William Irvine Papers view image
Document Information
Date June 27, 1794
Author Name Ebenezer Denney (primary) Location: Fort Le Boeuf
Recipient Name General William Irvine (primary) Location: Carlisle
Summary This is Denney's report from the western counties of Pennsylvania, particularly from Fort Pitt and Fort Franklin which he describes as being beseiged.
Document Format Autograph Letter Signed
Document Notes Enclosed in Knox to Mifflin, 07/15/1794.
Content Notes [not available]
Related Persons/Groups William Irvine; Ebenezer Denney; Mr. Johnson, Agent for the British; Six Nations; good riflemen; Indians; General Knox; ;
Related Places Carlisle; Fort Le Boeuf; British post; western counties; Campbell's; frontier counties; Allegheny; Susquehanna; French Creek; Fort Franklin; ;
Keywords impertinence of the agent of the U.S.; fear of having our supplies stopped or destroyed; wagon load from Pitt to Franklin; houses and stores; block house; ;
Key Phrases Fort Franklin when we arrived there might be said to be beseiged.

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