Captain Zebulon Pike's Detachment, Construction at Wheeling, Peace with Indians, Etc

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Date August 2, 1793
Author Name Isaac Craig (primary) Location: Pittsburgh
Recipient Name Henry Knox (primary)
Summary Reports on letters received. Captain Pike's detachment not yet arrived. Forwards packets addressed to President of United States and Secretary of War. Has returned from laying out store house, block house, and stockade at Wheeling. From a letter sent by Mr. Wilson at Detroit, there are not hopes for Indian peace.
Document Format Autograph Letter Signed
Document Notes Although the recipient is not indicated, this letter appears to have been sent to Henry Knox.
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Related Persons/Groups Samuel Hodgdon; Isaac Craig; Commander in Chief; Lieutenant Tinsley; Captain Pratt; Captain Pike; Zebluon Pike; President of the United States; Secretary of War; George Washington; Henry Knox; Quarter Master General; workmen; William Wilson; James Bryson; ;
Related Places Pittsburgh; Head Quarters; Wheeling; river; Wheeling Creek; Detroit; ;
Keywords packet; detachment; stores; articles; transcript; requisition; receipts; public monies; wagons; axes; store house; block house, small stockade; contracting for the materials; blockhouse guns; harbour; boats; harbor; ;
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