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James McHenry Comments on the Florida Boundary Mission of Isaac Guion

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CollectionMississippi Department of Archives and History: Clairborne (JFH) Collection view image
Document Information
Date June 23, 1797
Author Name James McHenry (primary) Location: War Office
Recipient Name James Wilkinson (primary)
Summary McHenry comments on the mission of Capt. Isaac Guion to the U.S.-Spanish Florida border region, specifically to the Walnut Hills and Natchez. Commends Guion as a fine officer and expresses hope that he will not be hindered in his mission, as "the Spanish have no reason to fear."
Document Format Extract of Letter
Document Notes Extract of a letter. Partially illegible.
Content Notes [not available]
Related Persons/Groups James Wilkinson; James McHenry;
Related Places War Office; Walnut Hills; Natchez; Florida; Spain; ;
Keywords border; ;
Key Phrases the Spanish have no reason to fear; will not meet with any obstruction; reaching his two points of destination; I flatter myself he will not suffer his detachment to be interrupted in its object by any frivolous practices which may be presented to him; gifts and presents and promises among our Indians;

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