Transcriptions closed on May 15, 2018. Read more details here.

Sargent discusses the Battle of the Wabash with Knox

Sources & Images
Source Name Image(s)
CollectionPierpont Morgan Library: Henry Knox Papers view image
Document Information
Date January 2, 1792
Author Name Winthrop Sargent (primary) Location: Fort Washington
Recipient Name Henry Knox (primary)
Summary Letter, discusses Indians; discusses defeat of St. Clair's campaign; advises use of Indians in future campaigns.
Document Format Autograph Letter Signed
Document Notes [not available]
Content Notes [not available]
Related Persons/Groups Henry Knox; Winthrop Sargent; Mrs. [Lucy] Knox; Gen. St. Clair; ;
Related Places Fort Washington; Vincennes; ;
Keywords information from the Indian towns; some of the inhabitants of Vincennes for proper considerations would obtain a knowledge of and communicate to us their movements; general government; hostilities will commence with the opening spring; case of another campaign; few Chickasaw indians might operate with the army; detachments with some white men would render some essential service in exploring the country and giving protection to our horses and cattle; obtained upon very easy terms; present my most repectable regards; six hundred of them who were of the lakes; Miamis upon the distribution of the plunder taken in our camp; fight their own battles; there was fourteen hundred indians opposed to Gen. St. Clair; take the liberty; asking the favour of your attention to the accompanying letters; ;
Key Phrases [not available]
Transcription

[Note: Transcriptions are works in progress and maybe partial. Please help us correct any errors or omissions by signing up for a transcription account.]
[not available]