Preparations for the Expedition to the Westward

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CollectionNational Archives of Canada: Archive Reports 1891 view 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 April 21, 1791
Author Name Henry Knox (primary) Location: War Department
Recipient Name Major General Richard Butler (primary)
Summary Knox reports on the preparations for the expedtion to the western frontiers. Levies from Jersey and regulars from Delaware are on the march and supplies of clothing and tents are at Winchester.
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Related Persons/Groups Richard Butler; Henry Knox; Colonel Drake; Armstrong; commanding officers; ;
Related Places War Department; Winchester, Virginia; Hagerstown; New Jersey; Trenton; Delaware; Carlisle; Maryland; ;
Keywords suits of clothing; tents; battalion; levies; ;
Key Phrases much injury has arisen for want of a Major;
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