Death of General Wayne, Dangerous Navigation

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CollectionCarnegie Library of Pittsburgh: Isaac Craig Papers (no image)
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Date December 28, 1796
Author Name Isaac Craig (primary) Location: Pittsburg
Recipient Name Samuel Hodgdon (primary) Location: Philadelphia
Summary Major Craig informs Samuel Hodgdon of the death of General Anthony Wayne. Craig also acknowledges the receipt of funds. Describes the danger of navigation on the river, with some boats being damaged or wrecked.
Document Format Autograph Letter Signed
Document Notes Cited in Hodgdon to Craig, 12/30/1797.Some or all of the pages of this file are wholly or in part illegible.
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Related Persons/Groups Samuel Hodgdon; Isaac Craig; Oliver Ormsby; Major General Anthony Wayne; Major De Butts; aids de camp; Major Kirkpatrick; Doctor Pfieffer; family; merchants; women and children; ;
Related Places Philadelphia; Pittsburgh; Presqu'isle; Presque Isle; Detroit; Fort Washington; ;
Keywords post notes; draw on you; death; interred; winter; navigation; boats; cargo; merchant boats; family boats; died; ;
Key Phrases resigned his command in this world;
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