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Further Protection Offered to Russell County, Virginia

Sources & Images
Source Name Image(s)
CollectionIndiana Historical Society Library: Northwest Territory Coll., M367 view image
PublicationPalmer, William P., ed. Calendar of Virginia State Papers and Other Manuscripts. 11 Vols. Richmond: 1875-1883. Reprinted. New York: Kraus Reprint Corp., 1968. (no image)
Document Information
Date July 28, 1790
Author Name Henry Knox (primary) Location: War Office
Recipient Name Beverley Randolph (primary)
Summary Extract of letter from Henry Knox authorizingVirginia's governor, Beverley Randolph, to organize militia for the purpose of protecting Russell County from Indian hostilities.
Document Format Contemporary Copy of Letter
Document Notes Extract of a letter. Bound in volume entitled "Defensive Protection of the Frontier." A complete printed transcript is available in the Calendar of Virginia State Papers.
Content Notes [not available]
Related Persons/Groups Beverly Randolph; Henry Knox; Indians; rangers;
Related Places War Office; Russell County, Virginia; ;
Keywords invasion; protection; ;
Key Phrases [not available]

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