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[No. 34] Apprehension of Man Under O'Hara's Employ

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CollectionCarnegie Library of Pittsburgh: Isaac Craig Papers view image
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Date October 4, 1794
Author Name John Stagg (primary) Location: War Department
Recipient Name Isaac Craig (primary)
Summary Enclosed in confidence, an extract of a letter from Gen. Wayne regarding Robert Newman of Kentucky. Newman stated to Col. Hamilton that he was captured by Indians near Niagara, but allowed to return home by Gov. Simcoe by way of Philadelphia. Hodgdon advanced Newman $20. By order of the President, Newman is to be apprehended and put under guard at Fort Washington. The government hoped to question Newman who they believed was employed by O'Hara. Provided physical description of Newman.
Document Format Letter Signed
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Related Persons/Groups Isaac Craig; John Stagg; Secretary of War; Anthony Wayne; Robert Newman; Indians; Indian Nation; Simcoe; governor; Butler; President; informant; O'Hara; ;
Related Places War Department; Eastward; Kentucky; Niagara; Philadelphia; Harrisburg; Carlisle; Fort Washington; ;
Keywords stage; stage coach; ;
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