Results of Congressional Debate on the Protection of Frontier

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Date March 3, 1791
Author Name Henry Knox (primary) Location: War Department
Recipient Name Daniel Shepherd (primary)
Summary Rally of volunteers, repair of Fort Pitt, and protection against Indians alluded to in general terms.
Document Format Autograph Letter Signed
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Related Persons/Groups Colonel Daniel Sheppherd; Daniel Shepherd; Henry Knox; Indians; Indian Nation; frontiermen; settlers; Congress; President of the United States; hardy yeomanry; troops; ;
Related Places War Department; frontier; western territory; Ohio county; Fort Pitt; Virginia;
Keywords depredations; vigorous measures; depopulating; repair; temporary defensive protection; ;
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