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Mounted Infantry for the Relief of Cumberland

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PublicationCarter, Clarence Edwin, ed. The Territorial Papers of the United States. Volume 4, The Territory South of the River Ohio, 1790 - 1796. 26 Vols. Washington, DC: US Government Printing Office, 1934. (no image)
Document Information
Date April 13, 1793
Author Name William Blount (primary) Location: Knoxville
Recipient Name Henry Knox (primary)
Summary Blount reports that he has ordered two companies of mounted infantry from the District of Washington to provide relief for the Cumberland settlement.
Document Format Modern Printed Transcription of Letter/Document
Document Notes Cited in Knox to Blount, 05/14/1793.
Content Notes [not available]
Related Persons/Groups Henry Knox; William Blount; the Hanging Maw; mounted infantry; Indians; ;
Related Places Knoxville; District of Washington; north side of the Holston; ;
Keywords relief of Cumberland; Blackburn's house; ;
Key Phrases Information received since the writing of this letter that Blackburn's house was burned yesterday by the Indians.

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