Placement of Posts

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Date January 20, 1792
Author Name Isaac Craig (primary) Location: Fort Pitt
Recipient Name Henry Knox (primary)
Summary Details on supplying troops. Personal opinion on location of proposed post to defend frontier. Craig advised a post at Presquilles instead of Canagwa Creek. Noted attributes.
Document Format Autograph Letter Signed
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Related Persons/Groups Henry Knox; Isaac Craig; Northern Indians; Northwestern Indians; Cornplanter; Lieutenant Jeffers; detachment; South Western Tribes; Secretary of War; ;
Related Places Fort Franklin; Fort Pitt; Presquille; Canawaga Creek; Presque Isle; Detroit River; Cossawago; Miami River; Labeauf; harbor; ;
Keywords provisions; reinforce garrison; baggage; fuel; straw; quarters; pack horses; settlement; ;
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