Regarding Treaty of friendship, navigation and limits between United States and Spain

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Date December 18, 1796
Author Name Charles D. de Lassus (primary) Location: New Madrid on the Mississsippi
Recipient Name Anthony Wayne (primary)
Summary Writing from New Madrid on the Mississippi, Lieutenant Charles De Hault de Lassus, commander of the post of New Madrid, Missouri, refers to treaty of friendship, navigation, and limits between the United States and Spain. Reports that his orders are to allow United States commissioners to fix the limits. Evacuation of fort cannot take place until time of high waters. Governor General of Louisiana expects that United States troops, now waiting at Fort Massac, should not come until this time. Would be most convenient to wait for a proper season to move artillery, provisions, baggage.
Document Format Copy of Signed Document
Document Notes True copy on file from original in war office.
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Related Persons/Groups Major General Anthony Wayne; Delassus; Baron de Carondelet; John Stagg; Spanish; Lieutenant Taylor; Lieutenant Charles De Hault de Lassus; King of Spain; Francisco Luis Héctor de Carondelet; ;
Related Places New Madrid on the Mississippi; Detroit; New Orleans; War Office; Mississippi River; ;
Keywords express; treaty; Pinckney's Treaty; Treaty of Madrid; Treaty of San Lorenzo; ;
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