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Date December 23, 1791
Author Name Henry Knox (primary) Location: War Department
Recipient Name Isaac Craig (primary)
Summary Capt. Cushing's troops ordered to remain at Fort Pitt to protect citizens who voiced fears to Governor of Pennsylvania. Reiterates need for immediate construction of picketed block house. Denied travel request.
Document Format Autograph Letter Signed
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Related Persons/Groups Isaac Craig; Henry Knox; Captain Cushing; troops; recruits; inhabitants; citizens; Governor; Mr. Swan; Captain Cass; regular troops; ;
Related Places War Department; Fort Pitt; Pennsylvania; Ohio River; ;
Keywords fears; exceedingly alarmed; levies; blockhouse; ;
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