Peace overtures towards Indians, reinforcements, and mounted militia

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Date January 4, 1793
Author Name Henry Knox (primary) Location: War Department
Recipient Name James Wilkinson (primary)
Summary Letter, mentions overtures of peace towards Indians; informs regarding reinforcements; discusses mounted militia. Mounted militia useful but expensive.
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Related Persons/Groups James Wilkinson; Henry Knox; Major General Wayne; General Knox; Brigadier General James Wilkinson; ;
Related Places War Department; United States; ;
Keywords activity and zeal to promote the several objects of the public service under your direction; conduct; utmost efforts of the nation; furnishing provisions; sudden departure of the express; President of the United States; informed you of the state of the overtures of peace; extract of a letter; Secretary of War; War Department; arrival of the reinforcement; render unnecessary the further expense of the mounted militia; mounted corps; action; rifle company; ;
Key Phrases activity and zeal to promote the several objects of the public service under your direction; conduct; utmost efforts of the nation; furnishing provisions; sudden departure of the express; President of the United States; informed you of the state of the overtures of peace; extract of a letter; Secretary of War; War Department; arrival of the reinforcement; render unnecessary the further expense of the mounted militia; mounted corps; action; rifle company;
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