Western forts

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Date July 13, 1784
Author Name Fred. Haldimand (primary)
Recipient Name Henry Knox (primary)
Summary Discusses the British occupation and evacuation of army posts within the western territory of the United States. General Haldiman informs Knox that he has received no orders from the British King to evacuate the posts despite the ratification of treaty of peace
Document Format Contemporary Copy of Letter
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Related Persons/Groups Henry Knox; Haldimand; Lieutenant Colonel Hull; Congress; troops of his Britannic Majesty; Governor Clinton; His Majesty's Ministers;
Related Places Quebec; New York; West Point; Hudson River; New York; Canada;
Keywords letter; sovereign authority of the United States; United States; occupied; delivered; definitive treaty of peace; exchange; cannons; stores; posts; copies; letters; ratification; evacuation; his Majesty's orders; arrangements;
Key Phrases not having received any orders to evacuate the Posts which are without the limits assigned by the treaty of peace to this Province

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