Boats for Transport

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Date December 2, 1794
Author Name Henry Knox (primary) Location: War Department
Recipient Name Isaac Craig (primary) Location: Pittsburgh
Summary Directs readiness of boats for detachment going down Ohio. Mentioned Commissary's post.
Document Format Letter Signed
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Related Persons/Groups Isaac Craig; Henry Knox; Lieutenant Colonel Butler; Thomas Butler; ;
Related Places Pittsburgh; War Department; Ohio River; river; ;
Keywords boat; ;
Key Phrases have the boats in readiness; expect to hear from you on the subject of the Commissary's post be the return post;
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Department of War
December 2. 1794
Sir,
You will have the boats in readiness for the detachment which Lieutenant Colonel Butler is directed to sent down the Ohio.
I shall expect to hear from you on the Subject of the Commissary's post by the Return of the post on the 11 instant.
I am
Sir
with esteem
Your humble Servant
H. Knox
Secy of War
Major Isaac Craig