Transcriptions closed on May 15, 2018. Read more details here.

Arrival of Captain Zeigler; attack on Lieutenant Peters' detachment

Sources & Images
Source Name Image(s)
CollectionPrinted Version only view 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 September 4, 1788
Author Name Josiah Harmar (primary) Location: Fort Harmar
Recipient Name Henry Knox (primary)
Summary Captain Zeigler arrived with Cornplanter, Halftown, an Oneida Chief, and several of the Six Nations. A party commanded by Lieutenant Peters was attacked on the Wabash. Ten killed and eight wounded.
Document Format Modern Printed Transcription of Letter/Document
Document Notes [not available]
Content Notes [not available]
Related Persons/Groups Henry Knox; Josiah Harmar; Captain Zeigler; Cornplanter; Halftown; Oneida; Oneida Chief; Six Nations; Lieutenant Peters; killed; wounded; ;
Related Places Wabash River; Ohio; Fort Harmar; New York; ;
Keywords attack; Indian relations; Indian affairs; ;
Key Phrases [not available]

[Note: Transcriptions are works in progress and maybe partial. Please help us correct any errors or omissions by signing up for a transcription account.]
[not available]