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Units Recently Arrived and Precautions to Protect Settlers

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Date June 22, 1792
Author Name Anthony Wayne (primary) Location: Pittsburgh
Recipient Name Henry Knox (primary)
Summary Wayne reports on the various military units that are now with him at Pittsburgh and the precautions he will be taking to protect the neighboring settlers from Indian attacks.
Document Format Author's Letterbook Copy
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Related Persons/Groups Henry Knox; Anthony Wayne; Mr. Findlay; Major McCully; state troops; County Lieutenants; Colonel Elliot; Indians; small predatory parties;
Related Places Pittsburgh; the most exposed frontier; Allegheny County; Alleghany County; Westmoreland County; ;
Keywords instructions and orders; harvesting; stand of arms; requisition; trail; full of the moon; post; ;
Key Phrases I expect some attempts will be made upon the most exposed frontiers, about the full of the moon, by small predatory parties; the most effective and economical mode of protecting the inhabitants while harvesting; a trail, supposed to be made by Indians;

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