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Protection of Washington County

Sources & Images
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 February 25, 1792
Author Name Henry Knox (primary) Location: War Department
Recipient Name Absalom Baird (primary)
Summary Urgency of dispatching scouts to Washington County. Congress to authorize offensive action by militia.
Document Format Autograph Letter Signed
Document Notes [not available]
Content Notes [not available]
Related Persons/Groups Absalom Baird; Henry Knox; Congress; Indians; Indian Nation; hostiles; settlers; scouts; David Shepherd; congress; Lieutenant Washington County; Secretary of War; militia; ;
Related Places War Department; Washington County; Pennsylvania; frontier; Ohio; Ohio River; river; ;
Keywords protection; offensive operations; Indian relations; ;
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