Defense

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Date January 6, 1792
Author Name Henry Knox (primary) Location: War Department
Recipient Name Isaac Craig (primary)
Summary Knox believed Cornplanters fears were justified, request for militia to defend Fort Franklin. List of ammunition forwarded by the governor. Discussed defense of frontier.
Document Format Autograph Letter Signed
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Related Persons/Groups Isaac Craig; Henry Knox; Cornplanter; Lieutenant Jeffers; Captain Cass; Turnbull and Marmie; Turnbull; Governor; Captain Cushing; President; scouts; county lieutenants; militia; ;
Related Places War Department; frontier; Fort Franklin; Pittsburgh; Carlisle; Fort Pitt; Westmoreland County; Allegheny County; Washington County; Canawaga Creek; ;
Keywords precaution; fears; six pounder; shot; lead; powder; Indian goods; blockhouse; defensive protections; ;
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