Block house at Wheeling; Shipments of Clothing; Movements of Troops

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Date June 28, 1793
Author Name Henry Knox (primary) Location: War Department
Recipient Name Isaac Craig (primary)
Summary Has directed Colonel Clarke to proceed with the erection of block house at Wheeling. Asks that Craig lend support. Captain Pratt marched from Trenton with about 100 men. Captain Pike marched from Carlisle. Clothing and stores are to descend the Ohio. Mentions plan to consult Treasury on Indian Department expenses
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Document Notes Cited in Craig to Knox, 07/05/1793.
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Related Persons/Groups Isaac Craig; Henry Knox; Colonel Clarke; Captain Pratt; recruits; Captain Pike; Indian department; agent; Quartermasters Department; Colonel Sproat; Secretary of the Treasury; Quartermaster General; ;
Related Places War Department; Wheeling; Trenton; Maryland; Virginia; Ohio River; Pittsburg; Pittsburgh; headquarters; Fort Washington; Treasury; ;
Keywords public service; erection of the block house; block house; expense; estimate; clothing; stores; expenses; compensation; ;
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