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Defensive protection of Western part of Pennsylvania

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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, Vol. IV, Indian Affairs. 38 Vols. Washington, DC: Gales and Seaton, 1832. (no image)
Document Information
Date December 26, 1791
Author Name Henry Knox (primary)
Recipient Name Thomas Mifflin (primary)
Summary Knox explains to Governor Thomas Mifflin the military steps he is taking to protect the Pennsylvania frontier.
Document Format Modern Printed Transcription of Letter/Document
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Content Notes American State Papers, Indian Affairs
Related Persons/Groups Thomas Mifflin; Henry Knox; President of the United States; Major Craig; lieutenants of the counties of Westmoreland, Allegheny, and Washington; the General Government; ;
Related Places Pennsylvania; Fort Pitt; the Ohio and upper parts of the Allegheny; frontiers;
Keywords orders were issued to Major Craig; defensive protection of the western parts of Pennsylvania; blockhouse at Fort Pitt; pallisadoes; ice; general safety of these parts; number of scouts or patrols; expense of the General Government; best hunters, or woodsmen; high pay of five-sixths of a dollar per day; I have the honor, in pursuance of the orders of the President of the United States, to state to your Excellency the measures which are at present in train of execution, for the defensive protection of the western parts of Pennsylvania,;
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