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Extradition of the Accused by the State of Virginia

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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)
Document Information
Date March 29, 1791
Author Name Henry Knox (primary) Location: War Department
Recipient Name Arthur St. Clair (primary)
Summary Regarding the murder of the Indians at Beaver Creek, Knox recommends that an inquiry by the proper magistrates should begin immediately and the appropriate legal steps taken to demand that the accused be extradited to Pennsylvania by the State of Virginia.
Document Format Printed transcription/modern copy of letter
Document Notes Cited in Knox to St. Clair, 04/07/1791.
Content Notes [not available]
Related Persons/Groups Arthur St. Clair; Henry Knox; proper magistrates; the Governor [Thomas Mifflin]; ;
Related Places War Department;
Keywords murder of the Indians at Beaver Creek; inquiry under oath; transaction; mode of procedure; legal steps demanding the accused of the State of Virginia; ;
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