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Protection of Frontier, Illness, Request for Stores

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MicrofilmHistorical Society Of Pennsylvania: Anthony Wayne Papers (no image)
PublicationKnopf, Richard C., ed. Anthony Wayne, A Name In Arms: The Wayne-Knox-Pickering-McHenry Correspondence. Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press, 1960. (no image)
Document Information
Date October 5, 1795
Author Name Anthony Wayne (primary) Location: Greene Ville
Recipient Name Timothy Pickering (primary)
Summary Mentioned the liberation of prisoners held by Indians, and specifically noted James Thompson. British repairing fortification at the foot of the rapids of the Miamis of the lake. Mentioned Spaniards erecting a second fort on the East side of the Mississippi, possibly an act of aggression. Post is in want of hospital stores, there is a fear of typhus.
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Related Persons/Groups Timothy Pickering; Anthony Wayne; James Thompson; Mifflin; governor; Indians; Indian Nation; prisoners; British; McKee; Spaniards; Spanish; traders; Quartermaster General; legion; ;
Related Places Greene Ville; Head Quarters; foot of the rapids of the Miamis of the lake; Upper Canada; Mississippi; Montreal; Detroit; mouth of the Ohio; river; Kentucky; ;
Keywords flag; ordnance; supplies; provisions; Indian goods; returns; peruvian bark; opium; medicine; hospital stores; ;
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