Shipment of Supplies, Violence due to Alcohol

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Date December 25, 1795
Author Name Isaac Craig (primary) Location: Pittsburgh
Recipient Name Timothy Pickering (primary) Location: Philadelphia
Summary Craig sending keel boat with small load of powder and lead with hopes it will reach Fort Washington in a few days. Other military supplies sent to Presque Isle. Notification by Cornplanter that "strong Liquors" have greatly damaged his country and the killings related to drinking alcohol.
Document Format Autograph Letter Signed
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Related Persons/Groups Timothy Pickering; Isaac Craig; militia; Cornplanter; Corn Planter; Captain Brant; brethren; chiefs; Colonel Butler; President; ;
Related Places Philadelphia; Pittsburgh; Fort Washington; Ohio River; Presque Isle; Presque'isle; Cherokee; Fort Franklin; Generadego; Chenarces; ;
Keywords keel boat; powder; lead; invoice; tents; entrenching tools; shovels; alcohol; white wampum; black wampum; notes; crime; compensation; recruiting money; strong liquors; ;
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