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Apppointment of Kirkpatrick, Movement of Troops

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CollectionTennessee State Library and Archives: James Robertson Papers view image
Document Information
Date December 26, 1794
Author Name Isaac Craig (primary) Location: Pittsburgh
Recipient Name Henry Knox (primary)
Summary Copy, discusses movement of two detachments, mentions appointment of Kirkpatrick.
Document Format Letterbook Copy
Document Notes Cited in Stagg to Craig, 01/03/1795.
Content Notes [not available]
Related Persons/Groups Henry Knox; Isaac Craig; Major Kirkpatrick; Captain Lyman; Lietuenant Lightheiser; Principal Commissary; detachment; commissary; ;
Related Places Pittsburgh; Fort Washington; Ohio River; ;
Keywords appointment; compensation; ;
Key Phrases your attention to my recommendation; in appointing him principal Commissary is very flattering; your kindness in providing; my continuance with my family; most grateful acknowledgments; Kirkpatrick will be prepared to descend the Ohio; your instructions; presume a generous compensation; allowed for; duties of Commissary at this point and that the appointment will not be derogatory to the office I have; filled; detachment set off ; another detachment embarked and set off; these two detachments completed the number ordered from the upper posts;

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