Protection and Building

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Date February 17, 1792
Author Name Isaac Craig (primary) Location: Pittsburgh
Recipient Name Henry Knox (primary)
Summary Flour to be forwarded now that snow has decreased. Collaboration with Cornplanters tribe; scouting around Fort Franklin to warn against approaching Chippewas. Questions on choice of material Craig proposed for magazine. Boat captains ready to descend Ohio river and would like to secure contract for shipping goods.
Document Format Autograph Letter Signed
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Related Persons/Groups Henry Knox; Isaac Craig; Cornplanter; Chippewas; Chippawa; Indians; Indian Nation; Sullivan; ensign; settlers; Bond; Nicholas; interpreter; Quartermaster General; William Crozhan; ;
Related Places Pittsburgh; Fort Franklin; magazine; frontier; territory; barracks; river; Louisville; Ohio river; Fort Washington; ;
Keywords flour; snow; supplies; provisions; pack horse; Indian goods; wood; brick; stone; horse; clothing; shirts; vests; leggings; dispatch; contract; boat; ;
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