Mail Robbery

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Date July 28, 1794
Author Name Isaac Craig (primary) Location: Pittsburgh
Recipient Name Henry Knox (primary)
Summary Package from Head Quarters delivered by boatman, now sent forward in the care of Ensign Sample under safe guard due to robbing of mail at Pittsburgh recently. Craig enclosed duplicates of letter, returns, and abstracts that were lost in robbery.
Document Format Autograph Letter Signed
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Related Persons/Groups Henry Knox; Isaac Craig; boatman; Ensign Sample; Major Butler; Colonel Mentges; post rider; ;
Related Places Pittsburgh; Fort Washington; Wheeling; Headquarters; Greensburg; Philadelphia; ;
Keywords safe conveyance; robbed; packet; mail; accounts; returns; abstracts; returns of stores; ;
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