Outfitting of Boats; the Work of Pilot Denis Ferris

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Date May 10, 1793
Author Name Isaac Craig (primary) Location: Pittsburgh
Recipient Name James O'Hara (primary)
Summary Reports on fitting of boats at Legion Ville. Mentions Major McCully and taking charge of the boats at Wheeling. Directed Major Finley to give Denis Ferris charge of the boats and send them forward. Praises the work of the diminutive Ferris as a boatman and pilot.
Document Format Autograph Letter Signed
Document Notes cited in Craig to Knox, 05/17/1793.
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Related Persons/Groups Isaac Craig; James O'Hara; Major Finlay; Major Finley; Major McCully; Denis Ferris; Dennis Ferris; boatman; pilot; McName; Lieutenant Tensley; General Wilkinson; Major Hugh; Mrs O'Hara; Samuel Hodgdon; ;
Related Places Pittsburgh; Fort Washington; Ohio River; Legionville; Legion Ville; Wheeling; Fort Franklin; ;
Keywords boats; grain; pay; cargo; invoices; wagon; horse; baggage; packet; letter; post notes; ;
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