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Protection of the Frontier Inhabitants

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CollectionVirginia Historical Society: Wellford Family Papers view image
Document Information
Date October 6, 1789
Author Name Henry Knox (primary) Location: War Office
Recipient Name Beverley Randolph (primary) Location: Virginia
Summary Knox discusses the measures be taken to protect the inhabitants of the western territory from the depredations of Indians.
Document Format Letter Signed
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Related Persons/Groups Beverley Randolph, Governor of Virginia; Henry Knox; the President [Washington]; Governor of the Western Territory; militia of the nearest counties; Colonel Robert Johnson of Washington County; regular troopsl;
Related Places War Office of the United States; Virginia; Pennsylvania; the Great Miami; ;
Keywords extract of a law; state of intelligence from the frontiers; protection of the frontier inhabitants; hostile incursions of the Indians; pay and rations; ammunition; repression of depredations; ;
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