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Blankets for Chickasaws and Location of Post

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CollectionTennessee State Library and Archives: James Robertson Papers view image
Document Information
Date April 21, 1797
Author Name Isaac Craig (primary) Location: Pittsburgh
Recipient Name James McHenry (primary) Location: Philadelphia
Summary Mentioned blankets on hand and their possible use in supplements the allotment of goods supplied to the Chickasaws. Noted moth infestation as probable if the blankets were not moved quickly. Noted Gen. Wilkinson's displeasure with the site of the garrison and buildings at Presque Isle and his suggestions to move all to a more healthy location.
Document Format Autograph Letter Signed
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Related Persons/Groups James McHenry; Isaac Craig; Chickasaw; Indians; Indian Nation; General Wilkinson; garrison; ;
Related Places Philadelphia; Pittsburgh; Presque Isle; Presque'isle; garrison; post; ;
Keywords duffle blankets; moths; Indian goods; annual tribute; general return; moths; ;
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