Instructions for Mounting Militia Against Wabash

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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)
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 August 23, 1790
Author Name Henry Knox (primary)
Recipient Name Arthur St. Clair (primary)
Summary Militia to be raised in defense of frontier from raids by Wabash Indians. Politics with Great Britain addressed, regarding suspicions of US intentions toward Canadian territory.
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Related Persons/Groups Arthur St. Clair; Henry Knox; President of the United States; George Washington; Wabash; Indians; hostiles; savages; militia; Brigadier General Josiah Harmar; British Officers; messenger; Shawnesse; Continental Troops; Secretary of the Treasury; Alexander Hamilton; contractors; Samuel Hodgdon, Commissary of Military Stores; Lieutenant Ernest; ;
Related Places Fort Washington; Fort Pitt; Fort Harmar; frontier; territory; Virginia; Ohio River; Canada; Great Britain; Fort Vincennes; Philadelphia; Red Stone; Wheeling; Monongohalia; Monongahela River; ;
Keywords measures; offers of peace; murders; robberies; rendezvous; horseback; regulations; offenses; treaties; maps; supplies; articles; rifle powder; musket powder; bullets; cartridge paper; case shot; howitzers; six pounders; military stores; ;
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