Transcriptions closed on May 15, 2018. Read more details here.

British Invasion

Sources & Images
Source Name Image(s)
CollectionPublic Records Office: FO 5/18 Foreign Office Corres view image
Document Information
Date May 1, 1797
Author Name Don Manuel Gayoso de Lemos (primary) Location: Natchez
Recipient Name Lieutenant Piercy Smith Pope (primary)
Summary Intelligence that British troops planned to march on Illinois, Spanish garrison must defend province and must postpone evacuation. Offered housing for U.S. troops.
Document Format Printed Document
Document Notes An Extract; Document 13 in Report of the Secretary of War to the President, 06/30/1797.
Content Notes [not available]
Related Persons/Groups Lieutenant Piercy S Pope; Manuel; Gayoso de Lemos; ;
Related Places Natchez; Illinois; Nogalls; territory; post; barracks; Louisiana; ;
Keywords [not available]
Key Phrases [not available]

[Note: Transcriptions are works in progress and maybe partial. Please help us correct any errors or omissions by signing up for a transcription account.]
[not available]