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Instructions regarding the Spanish

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CollectionFilson Club: Preston F.P.-Joyes Collection view image
PublicationLowrie, Walter and St. Clair Clarke, Matthew, eds. American State Papers: Documents, Legislative and Executive, of the Congress of the United States, Vol. IV, Indian Affairs. 38 Vols. Washington, DC: Gales and Seaton, 1832. (no image)
Document Information
Date June 25, 1793
Author Name Henry Knox (primary) Location: War Office
Recipient Name James Seagrove (primary) Henry Gaither Henry Burbeck (primary)
Summary Three extracts; the first, dated 4/8/1790 to Henry Burbeck, requests that he and his men display friendly relations with the Spanish at the Spanish garrison. The second, dated 4/29/1792 instructs James Seagrove to report to the Spanish any man or activities which would be harmful to the interests of peace with the Spanish government. The third, dated 8/11/1792 to Henry Gaither, instructs that officers on the river St. Mary are to conduct themselves with politeness to the Spanish.
Document Format Extract
Document Notes This letter is an extract, the letter is found in its entirety in the American State Papers.
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Related Persons/Groups James Seagrove; Henry Knox; Henry Gaither; Henry Burbeck; Jonathan Stagg; Bowles; Spaniards; Creek; Indians;
Related Places War Office; St. Marys; ;
Keywords conduct; peace; ;
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