Copy of a Letter from the Secretary of War To the Governor of Virginia

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Date October 1, 1793
Author Name Henry Knox (primary) Location: Elizabethtown, New Jersey
Recipient Name Henry Lee (primary)
Summary Information from Thomas Holt on possibility of Negro uprising. Offered guard over small magazine in New London, Virginia and all expenses related to protection from uprising to be paid for by U.S.
Document Format Copy of Signed Document
Document Notes Enclosed in Knox to Holt, 10/01/1793.
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Related Persons/Groups Henry Lee; Henry Knox; Thomas Holt; Negroes; governor of Virginia; Secretary of War; slaves; ;
Related Places Elizabethtown, New Jersey; New London; Virginia; magazine; Manchester; ;
Keywords negro rebellion; slave rebellion; expenses; security; slavery; protection; ;
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