Transportation Problems, Unfriendly Indians in the Northwest Territory

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Date July 17, 1798
Author Name Henry Bedinger (primary) Location: Shepherds Town
Recipient Name Samuel Hodgdon (primary) Location: Philadelphia
Summary While discussing a number of transportation and supply matters, Bedinger expresses his concern that Major Elias Langham has not returned. He hopes that no accident may have befallen him during his passage through the wilderness. Some of the Indians of the Northwest Territory are not as friendly as they have been in the past.
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Related Persons/Groups Samuel Hodgdon; Henry Bedinger; Captain James Glenn; Joseph Riddle; merchant; Captain Blackburn; William Taylor; Major Elias Langham; Indians; ;
Related Places Philadelphia; Shepherds Town; Alexandria; Norfolk; Baltimore; wilderness; North Western Territory; ;
Keywords tents and poles; sloop; packets; expense; stores; route; account; receipt; credit; bill; accident; ;
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