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News from Fort Wayne

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CollectionIndiana Historical Society Library: Northwest Territory Coll., M367 view image
Document Information
Date February 24, 1796
Author Name John Francis Hamtramck (primary) Location: Fort Wayne
Recipient Name James Wilkinson (primary)
Summary Major Hamtramck reports on current affairs at Fort Wayne, and adds that Major Henfrer is headed down the Wabash River to visit various Indian nations. Encloses returns of the garrison, and some wampum, to General Wilkinson.
Document Format Autograph Letter Signed
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Related Persons/Groups James Wilkinson; John Francis Hamtramck; Henfrer; Indians;
Related Places Fort Wayne; Wabash River; ;
Keywords wampum; speech; desertion; returns; garrison;
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