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Recommendations for Property Use at Detroit

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Source Name Image(s)
CollectionPrinted Version only view image
CollectionDetroit Public Library: John Wilkins Letterbook (no image)
Document Information
Date February 17, 1797
Author Name John Wilkins, Jr. (primary) Location: Pittsburgh
Recipient Name James McHenry (primary)
Summary United States succeeded to a great deal of property around Detroit previously occupied by the British. Wilkins advised the United States act quickly to claim land and build or sell lots before tradesmen and settlers assume possession.
Document Format Modern Printed Transcription of Letter/Document
Document Notes Cited in McHenry to Wilkins, 03/17/1797. Printed/no image. Revisit to attach image.
Content Notes [not available]
Related Persons/Groups James McHenry; John Wilkins Jr; settlers; British; troops; garrison; tradesmen; merchants; ;
Related Places Pittsburgh; Detroit; ship yard; work shops; fort; barracks; property; land; lots; ;
Keywords lots; buildings; property; ;
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