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Affirming Arthur St. Clair's Position in the Northwest Territory

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CollectionIndiana Historical Society Library: Northwest Territory Coll., M367 view image
Document Information
Date September 13, 1796
Author Name James McHenry (primary) Location: War Department
Recipient Name Arthur St. Clair (primary)
Summary McHenry confirms St. Clair's official position with Indian affairs in the Northwest territory, and states he expects St. Clair to personally attend the investigation into the murder of two Indians at Fort Vincennes, and enforce the terms of our treaties.
Document Format Letter Signed
Document Notes Illegible text.
Content Notes [not available]
Related Persons/Groups Arthur St. Clair; James McHenry; Little Turtle; Congress; agents; troops; North Western Indians; commanding officers; murderer; ;
Related Places War Department; Trenton; Northwest Territory; forts; Fort Vincennes; ;
Keywords Congress of May 1796; murder; authority; boundaries; Indian affairs; justice; ;
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