Arrival at Fort, Further Travel Unsafe

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Date November 3, 1795
Author Name Jonathan Haskell (primary) Location: Pittsburg
Recipient Name William Simmons (primary)
Summary Haskell has arrived at Pittsburgh. He expects to be detained as not only is the water too low for most boats but there are not sufficient men to form an escort for him.
Document Format Autograph Letter Signed
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Related Persons/Groups William Simmons; Jonathon Haskell; Colonel Butler; Major Craig; soldiers; ;
Related Places Pittsburgh; Carlisle; Philadelphia; mountains; river; ;
Keywords tedious journey; detained; conveyance; public boats; Corporals guard; receipt; money; ;
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