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Deposition of John Thorp

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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, Military Affairs. 38 Vols. Washington, DC: Gales and Seaton, 1832. (no image)
Document Information
Date April 27, 1791
Author Name John Thorp (primary) Location: Fort Washington
Recipient Name [not available]
Summary In his deposition, John Thorp attests to General Harmar's military manner, great sobriety, and eminent viligance during the expedition against the Omee towns.
Document Format Modern Printed Transcription of Letter/Document
Document Notes Enclosed in Warren [Proceedings], 09/23/1791.
Content Notes [not available]
Related Persons/Groups George Turner; John Thorp, Superintendent of Artificers; Corps of Pioneers; ;
Related Places Fort Washington; County of Hamilton; ;
Keywords oath; late expedition agains the Omee towns; command of Brigadier General Josiah Harmar; whole march; the General's deportment; state of intoxication; ;
Key Phrases It appeared to him, this deponent, that the said General conducted himself in a regular and truly military manner; General Harmar's conduct, throughout the expedition, was marked with great sobriety and eminent vigilance.
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