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Every Possible Exertion Shall be Made

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PublicationSmith, William Henry, ed. The St. Clair Papers, The Life and Public Services of Arthur St. Clair. N.p. 1881. Reprinted Freeport, NY: Books for Libraries Press, 1970. (no image)
Document Information
Date September 18, 1791
Author Name Arthur St. Clair (primary)
Recipient Name Henry Knox (primary)
Summary St. Clair informs Knox of his readiness for the approaching campaign including preparations for the shelter of the troops during the winter months.
Document Format Modern Printed Transcription of Letter/Document
Document Notes Cited in St. Clair to Knox, 08/08/1791.
Content Notes [not available]
Related Persons/Groups Henry Knox; Arthur St. Clair; General Butler; troops; Captain Buel; militia from Kentucky; quartermaster; court of inquiry;
Related Places Kentucky; camp on the Great Miami; Pittsburgh;
Keywords arrival of General Butler; last of the troops; the campaign; Captain Buel's arrival; last monthly return; time necessary for erecting the fort; shell of the houses; garrison; winter; commissary; one hundred thousand rations; short view of our present expections; light canoe of the contractor's; every possible exertion; a speedy and happy issue;
Key Phrases ...every possible exertion shall be made to bring the campaign to a speedy and happy issue.

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