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Orders to Seize and Confine Any Villains Involved in Murder at Sullivan's Station

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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 October 13, 1788
Author Name Josiah Harmar (primary) Location: Fort Harmar
Recipient Name John Francis Hamtramck (primary)
Summary Harmar orders Hamtramck to seize and confine the Gross Tete, or any other villains involved in murder at Sullivan's station. Notes the attack on Lieutenant Peters' detachment. Hopes the new government shall not tamely suffer subjects of US to be murdered. Savages are hatching a plan of mischief. Has detached force to protect Captain Hutchins in his survey of the exterior lines of Cutler and Sargent's purchase.
Document Format Modern Printed Transcription of Letter/Document
Document Notes Published in the St. Clair Papers, 92.
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Related Persons/Groups John Hamtramck; Josiah Harmar; John Francis Hamtramck; Gross Tete; villains; Lieutenant Peters; War Office; Indians; savages; Captain Hutchins; geographer; Culter; Sargent; ;
Related Places Fort Harmar; Sullivan's Station; Scioto; mouth of Scioto; Forn Knox; ;
Keywords murder; crime; intelligence; new government; garrison; ;
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