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Action on the Southwestern Frontier

Sources & Images
Source Name Image(s)
CollectionPeabody Essex Museum: Timothy Pickering Papers view image
MicrofilmTennessee State Library and Archives: John Sevier Papers (no image)
Document Information
Date August 15, 1796
Author Name John Sevier (primary) Location: Knoxville
Recipient Name James McHenry (primary) Location: Philadelphia
Summary Governor Sevier discusses action on the southwestern frontier, some of which may require a response by the militia.
Document Format Autograph Draft Letter
Document Notes Mostly illegible.
Content Notes [not available]
Related Persons/Groups James McHenry; John Sevier;
Related Places Philadelphia; Knoxville; Fort Granger; Fort Blount; Tellico Blockhouse; ;
Keywords drunken paroxysm; liquor; government; unnecessary expenses; ;
Key Phrases The militia will have occasion to be called out.

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