Wilkinson's Proclamation and Related Documents

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Source Name Image(s)
CollectionDetroit Public Library: Timothy Pickering Papers (no image)
Document Information
Date October 12, 1797
Author Name Timothy Pickering (primary) Location: Trenton
Recipient Name James McHenry (primary)
Summary Pickering encloses General Wilkinson's proclamation at Detroit, John Askin's petition to General Wilkinson complaining about the proclamation, and Wilkinson's response to the complaint. Also included is Wilkinson's letter to the Justices of the British western district of Upper Canada and their answer.
Document Format Typed letter
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Related Persons/Groups James McHenry; Timothy Pickering; [Robert] Liston; John Askin; Justices of his Britannic Majesty's western district of Upper Canada; ;
Related Places Trenton; New York; Detroit; ;
Keywords General Wilkinson's proclamation; ;
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