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Movement of Commissioners, Troops and Equipment following Treaty of Madrid

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CollectionNational Archives and Records Administration: JAGO Reservation File, RG153 view image
Document Information
Date December 18, 1796
Author Name Charles D. de Lassus (primary) Location: New Madrid on the Mississsippi
Recipient Name Jonathan Taylor (primary)
Summary From the port of New Madrid, DeLassus, referring to Treaty of Madrid between United States and Spain, requests that movement of commissioners, troops and equipment be delayed until high waters arrive .
Document Format Copy of Signed Document
Document Notes Enclosed in Delassus to Wayne, 12/18/1796.
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Related Persons/Groups Jonathan Taylor; Lieutenant Taylor; Charles D. de Lassus; Lieutenant Colonel Charles de Hault de Lassus; DeLassus; Anthony Wayne; Major General Wayne; Governor General; King of Spain; United States; commissioners; troops; Francisco Luis Héctor de Carondelet; Baron de Carondelet; Americans; Spaniards; John Stagg; ;
Related Places New Madrid on the Mississsippi; Mississippi River; Spain; Fort Massac; War Office; ;
Keywords treaty; navigation; evacuation; posts; high waters; artillery; baggage; transport; provisions; ;
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