Colonel Strong's Movements Alarm Indians; Logistics & Personnel of Legion

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Source Name Image(s)
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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Document Information
Date July 20, 1793
Author Name Henry Knox (primary) Location: War Department
Recipient Name Anthony Wayne (primary)
Summary The peace commissioners are alarmed by Col. Strong's movements so they must be halted immediately. Various logistical and personnel matters are discussed.
Document Format Recipient's Letterbook Copy
Document Notes Cited in Knox to Wayne, 08/16/1793. Spans Images 223-227 of this collection.
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Related Persons/Groups Anthony Wayne; Henry Knox; President; President of the United States; Commissioners; Colonel Strong; Brigadier General Posey; Quartermaster General; Secretary of War; Secretary of the Treasury; Mr. Belli; Major Isaac Craig; Lieutenant Colonel Clarke; troops; Doctor Scott; Major Rudolph; Samuel Hodgdon; Captain Pratt; Captain Pratt's detachment; ;
Related Places War Department; Pittsburgh; Fort Washington;
Keywords great alarm; Col. Strong's movement; treaty; consequences; estimates; enclosed extracts; positive although implied orders; efficient preparations; packhorses; horses; pay; requisition; particular orders; carriage; payments; payments to Major Craig; one months pay; Major Rudolph's resignation; resignation; trade; wagons for the transportation of the clothing and store; clothing; stores; material articles; ;
Key Phrases If in consequence of [Col. Strong's] or other similar movements, the Commissioners should be sacrificed or the treaty frustrated, the consequences would be awful indeed.
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