Affairs at Fort Niagara

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Date September 20, 1796
Author Name James Bruff (primary) Location: Niagra
Recipient Name William Simmons (primary)
Summary Report from Fort Niagara on pay and other affairs of the garrison, including the need for improving a road through Indian (Six Nations) lands, an expected dinner with Indian chiefs, state and costs of provisions for the garrison, relations with the nearby British garrison, his need for an allowance for entertainment of foreign officers, and his need for money to keep buildings in repair. Cited in Simmons to Bruff 11/24/1796, Cited in Simmons to Bruff 11/30/1796
Document Format Autograph Letter Signed
Document Notes Cited in Simmons to Bruff 11/24/1796, Cited in Simmons to Bruff 11/30/1796
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Related Persons/Groups William Simmons; James Bruff; Col. Pickering;
Related Places Niagara;
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