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Disposition of the Spanish Commandant

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CollectionMississippi Department of Archives and History: Territorial Governor Papers -RG2 view image
Document Information
Date July 4, 1797
Author Name Unknown Author (primary) Location: Camp Near Fort Massac
Recipient Name James McHenry (primary) Location: War Department
Summary The author dispatched Ensign Scott to the Spanish Commandant at New Madrid to learn his disposition regarding General Wilkinson's letter describing the movement of the detachment.
Document Format Autograph Letter
Document Notes The author is not shown. Some text loss on right side of second page.
Content Notes [not available]
Related Persons/Groups James McHenry; Captain Dunlar; Ensign Scott; Captain Heth's company; Surgeon's Mate William McCorskry; Mr. Eraus; Spanish Commandant; General James Wilkinson; Spanish Colonel; Lieutentant Pope; drummer; Mr. Stucker; Captain Heth; Lieutenant Gregg; Lieutenant Campbell; company of artillery; Chevalier; Baron; Secretary of State; troops; Captain Pike; Chickasaws; ;
Related Places War Department; Camp near Fort Massac; New Madrid; Natchez; St. Louis; Mississippi River; upper Louisiana; Cumberland river; ;
Keywords official documents; letter; attack; flag; ;
Key Phrases [not available]

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