Provisions

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Date August 28, 1795
Author Name Isaac Craig (primary) Location: Pittsburgh
Recipient Name Timothy Pickering (primary) Location: Philadelphia
Summary Cash delivered by Charles Anderson for the pay and forage of troops stationed at the upper posts of the Ohio river to be forwarded by mail boat. Craig believed transport by boat was safest option. Pacification of Western Indians. Provisions sent forward at request of Col. Rochefontaine to supply Le Boeuf and Presque Isle for winter. Invoice for provisions enclosed.
Document Format Autograph Letter Signed
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Related Persons/Groups Timothy Pickering; Isaac Craig; Charles Anderson; Colonel Rochefontaine; postmaster; post master; Western Indians; ;
Related Places Philadelphia; Pittsburgh; upper posts of Ohio; upper parts of Ohio; Ohio River; Wheeling; Greeneville; Greenville; Presque Isle; Presque'isle; Le Boeuf; ;
Keywords pay; forage; mail boat; stores; provisions; salt pork; extreme heat; beef cattle; cattle; livestock; pack horses; supplies; invoice; ;
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