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Employment of Militia, Spies, and Scouts

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PublicationSmith, William Henry, ed. The St. Clair Papers, The Life and Public Services of Arthur St. Clair. N.p. 1881. Reprinted Freeport, NY: Books for Libraries Press, 1970. (no image)
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Date January 1, 1795
Author Name Arthur St. Clair (primary) Location: Marietta
Recipient Name Henry Knox (primary)
Summary Extended occupation of militia in Washington County for the protection of the settlers. Letter regarding the employment of scouts and spies via order by Col. Sproat was received, it was the first evidence St. Clair received of Sproat's authority on that issue. St. Clair assumed that authorization go directly through the executive authority of the Territory.
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Related Persons/Groups Henry Knox; Arthur St. Clair; Sproat; Anthony Wayne; General; Commander-in-Chief; militia; settlers; garrison; Federal troops; scouts; spies; spy; ;
Related Places Marietta; Philadelphia; county; Washington; Belpre; Waterford; Gallipolis; upper parts of Ohio; Ohio river; ;
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