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Updates on Troop Movement and Expenses

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CollectionTennessee State Library and Archives: James Robertson Papers view image
Document Information
Date November 7, 1791
Author Name Isaac Craig (primary) Location: Fort Pitt
Recipient Name Henry Knox (primary)
Summary Barracks in disrepair, housing must be rented to accommodate troops. Post to be established at junction of Mad River and Miami River. Theft of horses major problem. Request for money to discharge current accounts of provisional items, money should not be in post notes. Request leave to travel to Philadelphia.
Document Format Autograph Letter Signed
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Related Persons/Groups Henry Knox; Isaac Craig; Major Craig; Secretary of War; army; ;
Related Places Fort Pitt; frontier; Mad River; Miami River; river; post; barracks; Philadelphia; Fort Washington; Ohio River; ;
Keywords horses; post notes; money; rent; housing; theft; horses; money; accounts; provisional items; post notes; boats; receipt; ;
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