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United States Relieved from a Heavy Expense

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PublicationCarter, Clarence Edwin, ed. The Territorial Papers of the United States. Volume 4, The Territory South of the River Ohio, 1790 - 1796. 26 Vols. Washington, DC: US Government Printing Office, 1934. (no image)
Document Information
Date October 5, 1793
Author Name William Blount (primary) Location: Abington, Virginia
Recipient Name Henry Knox (primary)
Summary After being warned of the danger of the fever at Philadelphia, the Chickasaw delegation have cancelled their trip to meet the President which saves the United States the expense of their journey.
Document Format Modern Printed Transcription of Letter/Document
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Related Persons/Groups Henry Knox; Governor William Blount; John McKee; Piomingo, the Great Chief of the Chickasaws; McClish, their interpreter; the President [Washington]; Secretary General Smith; ;
Related Places Abington, Virginia;
Keywords danger of the fever at Philadelphia; journey; heavy expense; unnecessary visit; information from the Southern Territory; ;
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