Update on Troop Movement

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Date July 13, 1786
Author Name Henry Knox (primary) Location: War Office
Recipient Name Colonel Monroe (primary)
Summary Major North marching with two companies, believed to be at Fort Pitt after traveling from Philadelphia. Colonel Harmar to decide on command.
Document Format Autograph Letter Signed
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Related Persons/Groups Colonel Monroe; Henry Knox; Colonel Harmar; Major North; troops; detachment; Governor; officer; Secretary of Congress; Governor of Virginia; Secretary of War; ;
Related Places War Office; Fort Pitt; frontier; Virginia; rapids of Ohio River; Muskingham; ;
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War Office July 13th 1786
The two companies were ordered
to the rapids of the Ohio by Major North
the first oppertunity occurring after the
resolve of the 22nd of June, he left this city
on the 28th of June and is probably by this
time at Fort Pitt, and perhaps at the
Colonel Harmar with nami the
officer who shall command the detachment.
I requested to know at the office of
the Secretary of Congress whether it was
expected that I should transmit the
resolve of Congress of the 30th of June to
the Governor of Virginia and was
informed that it had been already
mitted from that Office.
I have the honor to be
Your most obed Servant
The Honble
Colonel Monroe