Money to Quarter Master General; Wampum; Money for Captain Prior

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Date June 14, 1793
Author Name Henry Knox (primary) Location: War Department
Recipient Name Isaac Craig (primary)
Summary Quarter Master General's agent will transmit sum of $5000. Hopes interpreters Mr. Wilson and Mr. Ash answer purpose of commissioners. Asks about the wampum. Discusses conditions by which Captain Prior may draw money. Is critical of Prior's lack of economy. Asks about the state of the waters on the Ohio River below Wheelen [Wheeling], and between Wheeling and Pittsburgh
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Related Persons/Groups Isaac Craig; Henry Knox; Quartermasters Agent; Mr. Wilson; Mr. Ash; Commissioners; Captain Prior; ;
Related Places War Department; waters; Wheelen; Pittsburgh; ;
Keywords wampum; declare upon his honor; advance; small sum; encumbrances; economy; state of the waters; stores; highly confidential; shipments; postscript; safe conveyance; ;
Key Phrases he has so little economy in his arrangements;

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