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Date November 13, 1795
Author Name Isaac Craig (primary) Location: Pittsburgh
Recipient Name Timothy Pickering (primary) Location: Philadelphia
Summary Sent beef cattle to Presque Isle, noted boats should be built to transport provisions. Saw mill neglected at Buffalo Creek and could not be repaired in time for winter. Noted the poor treatment of horses and circumstances for their death/injury. Noted that he should appeal to the Legislature of Pennsylvania for better conditions on the roads.
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Related Persons/Groups Timothy Pickering; Isaac Craig; garrison; escorts; dragoon; Legislature of Pennsylvania; Colonel Butler; ;
Related Places Philadelphia; Pittsburgh; Presque Isle; Presque'isle; Le Boeuf; Cataragaries; Cataragarus; Buffalo Creek; Buffaloe Creek; saw mill; Cassawaga; Cossawaga; French Creek; Headquarters; road; ;
Keywords beef cattle; supplies; provisions; forage; boat; plank; baggage; hospital stores; medicine; oxen; corn; transportation; saw mill race and dam; plank; horses; general return of stores; opening a road; ;
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