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Report on British presence at Fort Miami

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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)
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Date August 1794
Author Name Unknown Author (primary)
Recipient Name Unknown Recipient (primary)
Summary Examination of John Bevin, a drummer in the 24th British regiment, commanded by Colonel England. Bevin says that there are now four companies of the regiment at Fort Miami, averaging about 50 men, together with about 60 Canadians, and additional Indians. There are four nine six-pounders, two large howitzers, and six six-pounders, mounted in the fort.
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Related Persons/Groups John Bevin; drummer; British; regiment; Colonel England; John Graves Simcoe; governor; corps; officers; privates; Canadians; Indians; Colonel McKee; Captain Elliot; William Campbell; Newman; deserter; army; Anthony Wayne; Niagara; Captain Bunbury; Colonel Baubee; Silve;
Related Places Britain; Fort Miami; Canada; Detroit;
Keywords garrison; pounders; howitzers; fort; ammunition; fortification; swivels; magazine; muskets; bayonets;
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