Summary of intelligence gathered on a British post

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Date February 15, 1797
Author Name James McHenry (primary) Location: War Office
Recipient Name Timothy Pickering (primary)
Summary Informs the Secretary of State of the erection of a British post on American lands; requests that the evacuation of the post by the British appear voluntary and not done through diplomatic means.
Document Format Autograph Draft Letter Signed
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Related Persons/Groups Timothy Pickering; James McHenry; Robert Liston; James Wilkinson; Anthony Wayne; British; island; Mr. Lester; ;
Related Places War Office; Canada; Isle de Bois Blanc; Britain; Detroit; Amherstburg; Bois Blanc Island, Boblo Island; Detroit River; Amherstburg, Ontario; Lake St. Clair; Lake Erie; ;
Keywords Garrison; post; ;
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