Extracts from the Lieutenants of Fayette, Woodford and Mercer to the Secretary of War

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CollectionNational Archives and Records Administration: 1st Cong, House, Sec War Reports, RG233 view image
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CollectionNational Archives and Records Administration: 1st Cong, Senate, Sec War Reports, RG46 view image
PublicationLowrie, Walter and St. Clair Clarke, Matthew, eds. American State Papers: Documents, Legislative and Executive, of the Congress of the United States. 38 Vols. Washington, DC: Gales and Seaton, 1832. (no image)
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Date April 14, 1790
Author Name Lieutenants of Counties in Pennsylvania, Virginia, and Kentucky (primary) Location: Fayette, Woodford, and Mercer Counties
Recipient Name Henry Knox (primary)
Summary Reports status of frontier; Indians from several tribes continue to attack settlers and steal property.
Document Format Document Signed
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Related Persons/Groups Henry Knox; settlers; Lieutenant Fayette County; Lieutenant Woodford County; Lieutenant Mercer County; Secretary of War; Indians; Indian Nation; savages; prisoners; captives; county Lieutenant; savages; strong parties of Indians; tribes; ;
Related Places Ohio River; frontier; Virginia; Kentucky; Pennsylvania; Ohio; Salt River; ;
Keywords horses; property; prisoners; Indian attacks; protection; murder; depredation; boats; stealing; defenseless frontier; representation; property; captivity; ;
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