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Intelligence on Planned Indian Attack

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CollectionNational Archives and Records Administration: 5th Cong, Senate, Exec Messages, RG46 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 Discloses intelligence regarding plans of Indians, with British involvement, to attack from Canada. Assistance from Spain against British offered. Evacuation of posts delayed.
Document Format Letter Signed
Document Notes Document 13 in Report of the Secretary of War to the President, 06/30/1797.
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Related Persons/Groups Piercy Smith Pope; Manuel Gayoso de Lemos; British; Spanish; troops; Indians; Captain Pope; ;
Related Places Illinois; Louisiana; Mississippi; river; frontier; post; Canada; Spain; Britain; Natchez; Nogalls; ;
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