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[Duplicate] Protection of Washington County

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Source Name Image(s)
CollectionState Historical Society of Wisconsin: Draper MSS-David Shepherd Papers view image
CollectionState Historical Society of Wisconsin: Draper MSS-Frontier Wars MSS (no image)
Document Information
Date December 29, 1791
Author Name Henry Knox (primary) Location: War Department
Recipient Name Absalom Baird (primary)
Summary Recuits marching for Fort Pitt to support the regular troops in protection of Washington County and all settlements along the Ohio River. Orders to call up men to serve as scouts.
Document Format Copy of Signed Document
Document Notes Circular letter, see also Knox to the Lieutenant of Ohio county, Virginia, 12/29/1791. Cited in Baird to Knox, 01/16/1792, and Knox to Baird, 10/26/1792.
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Related Persons/Groups Absalom Baird; Henry Knox; hunters; patrolmen; scouts; hostiles; Arthur St. Clair; President; Indians; Indian Nation; President of United States; detachment; regular troops; Lieutenant Washington County; justice of peace; Secretary of War; ;
Related Places Fort Pitt; upper part of Ohio River; inhabitants; War Department; Washington County; Pennsylvania; Ohio River; river; settlement; ;
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