Orders for deployment to Georgia

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Date August 11, 1792
Author Name Henry Knox (primary) Location: War Office
Recipient Name Henry Gaither (primary)
Summary Major Henry Gaither is to deploy with his Legion troops to Georgia. His main mission is to prevent the incursion of small parties of violent Creek Indians. Mentions Treaty of New York of August 1790 and is given a copy. He receives instructions on how to deal with the people and government of Georgia and Spaniards. Is to occupy post at St. Mary's. Given instructions on how to handle supply and pay matters. Knox orders Gaither to take no offensive measure against Indians.
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Related Persons/Groups Henry Gaither; Henry Knox; Legion; Indians; Creeks; Spanish;
Related Places War Office; Georgia; Spain; St. Mary's;
Keywords deployment; supplies; pay; treaty;
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