[No. 47] Dispatches for General Wayne

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Date November 29, 1794
Author Name Henry Knox (primary) Location: War Department
Recipient Name Isaac Craig (primary)
Summary Directs boat in readiness to carry dispatches to General Wayne; asks for decision on offer of the position of Commissary General.
Document Format Letter Signed
Document Notes In 1828 Isaac Craig's son Neville B. Craig prepared a three-page list of extracts of his father's correspondence with the War Office. This document was one of those. The page containing the extract drawn from this document is attached as an "other copy."
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Related Persons/Groups Isaac Craig; Henry Knox; General Anthony Wayne; Commissary General; deputy; ;
Related Places War Department; Ohio River; Fort Pitt, upper parts of the Ohio; Ohio River; ;
Keywords dispatches; boat; ;
Key Phrases troops will be under the direction of the commanding general; anxious to hear whether you will accept; no time can be left in that business; must appoint a deputy; have a boat in readiness to descend the Ohio with dispatches for General Wayne;

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