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Party of Chippewas in close confinement

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PublicationCarter, Clarence Edwin, ed. The Territorial Papers of the United States. Volume 2, The Territory Northwest of the River Ohio, 1787-1803. 26 Vols. Washington, DC: US Government Printing Office, 1934. (no image)
PublicationSmith, William Henry, ed. The St. Clair Papers, The Life and Public Services of Arthur St. Clair. N.p. 1881. Reprinted Freeport, NY: Books for Libraries Press, 1970. (no image)
Document Information
Date July 22, 1788
Author Name Arthur St. Clair (primary) Location: Fort Harmar
Recipient Name Henry Knox (primary)
Summary Following the violence at the falls of Muskingum, party of Chippewas returned and were taken into custody under suspicion of ill intentions. Had a soldier's cartridge box in their possession.
Document Format Modern Printed Transcription of Letter/Document
Document Notes Cited in St. Clair to Knox, 08/17/1788, Knox to St. Clair, 09/04/1788 and Knox to St. Clair, 12/08/1788.
Content Notes [not available]
Related Persons/Groups Henry Knox; Arthur St. Clair; Chippewas; Indians; soldier; Secretary of War; ;
Related Places Falls of Muskingum; Fort Harmar;
Keywords cartidge box; Indian relations; ;
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