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Langor of the Enemy and a Cautious Vigilance

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Date July 6, 1792
Author Name James Wilkinson (primary) Location: Fort Washington
Recipient Name Henry Knox (primary)
Summary General Wilkinson includes his monthly return with the strength of the respective posts and his assessment of the reasons for Indian inactivity.
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Related Persons/Groups Henry Knox; James Wilkinson; officers' waiters; the sick; Lieutenant Hartshorne's corps of mounted infantry; ;
Related Places Fort Washington; Kentucky; Fort Hamilton; Fort St. Clair; Fort Jeffereson; Fort Steuben; Fort Knox; ;
Keywords health and comfort of the troops; ground prepared for turnips; seed; soldier's duty; no security for any escort; stock of provisions; highest toned caution; strict obedience of your commands; prudence; langor of the enemy; vigilance; ;
Key Phrases The langor of the enemy from whatever cause and a cautious vigilance have heretofore saved us and the depending season, which makes it extremely difficult for them to move in large bodies, will still favor us but 'tis no absolute security.

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