Peace Mission of Cornplanter, Supplies & Artillery Needed at Legionville

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CollectionClements Library: Anthony Wayne Letterbooks view image
MicrofilmHistorical Society Of Pennsylvania: Anthony Wayne Papers (no image)
PublicationKnopf, Richard C., ed. Anthony Wayne, A Name In Arms: The Wayne-Knox-Pickering-McHenry Correspondence. Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press, 1960. (no image)
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Date January 18, 1793
Author Name Anthony Wayne (primary) Location: Legion Ville
Recipient Name Henry Knox (primary)
Summary The Cornplanter's peace message should be laid before Congress as soon as possible as he and his nephew are on their way to Philadelphia. Various items are needed at Legionville including a complete Theodolite, a four pole chain, and sixteen howitzers.
Document Format Author's Letterbook Copy
Document Notes Cited in Knox to Wayne, 01/26/1793. Spans Images 163-164 of this collection.
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Related Persons/Groups Henry Knox; Anthony Wayne; President; George Washington; Mr. Rosecrantz; the Cornplanter; Cornplanter; New Arrow; Congress; the Cornplanter's nephew; Major Beatty; Mr. Steele; Indians; interpreter; chiefs; ;
Related Places Legion Ville; Philadelphia; Legionville; ;
Keywords message; authenticity; correspondence; resignation; invoice of ordnance and military stores; military stores; ordnance; paper; rounds; magazine; laboratory; armory; articles; complete theodolite; instrument; four pole chain; howitzers; permanent peace; the truth of Mr. Rosecrantz's evidence; the mouth of an illiterate interpreter; invoice of ordinance & military stores; thirty six rounds per man; magazine, laboratory, and armory; sixteen howitzers; a permanent peace with the Indians; Mr. Steele's motion for the reduction of the Army to the contrary thereof notwithstanding;
Key Phrases permit me therefore to request you to order these articles mentioned in the invoice to be forwarded with all possible dispatch

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