Confronting Intruders on Indian Land, Etc.

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Date November 25, 1796
Author Name James McHenry (primary) Location: War Office
Recipient Name Richard Sparks (primary)
Summary Sparks is directed to assume whatever position on the frontier, or in Indian Country, that he and Mr. Henley feel is best calculated to cover the most exposed and greatest scope of Indian Country. He is to erect the necessary works for the security of his men and place the post in such a position as to be defended in case of attack. As to intruders on Indian land, Sparks will treat them in the manner directed by the law passed the 19th of May 1796.
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Related Persons/Groups Captain Sparks; James McHenry; Mr. Henley; intruders on Indian Lands; Major General Anthony Wayne; ;
Related Places War Office; frontier; Indian Country; Tennessee; soldiers; ;
Keywords works; attack; war; exercise; discipline; returns; ;
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