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Letter from Major Henry Gaither to Secretary of War Henry Knox expressing loyalty to Federal Government

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CollectionNational Archives and Records Administration: 3d Cong, House, Sec War Confidential Rep, RG233 view image
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Document Information
Date October 11, 1793
Author Name Henry Gaither (primary) Location: Fort Fidius
Recipient Name Henry Knox (primary)
Summary Gaither assures Henry Knox that he will act only in accordance with the instructions of the Federal Government and suggests that Georgia Governor Telfair had no right to intimate otherwise. Expresses doubt that the Governor will raise the infantry and cavalry, despite that he was ordered to do so by Federal Government.
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Document Notes This document is enclosed in a statement relative to the South Western frontiers, as connected with the state of Georgia and Creek Indians, the south Western territory of the United States and the Cherokees submitted to the House of Representatives on December 4, 1793. This document is an integral part of [Public Reports] and other communications of the Secretary of War, 12/99/1793.
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Related Persons/Groups Henry Knox; Henry Gaither; Georgia Governor Telfair; Secretary of War; Georgia government; Federal Government; General Government; Cavalry; Infantry; ;
Related Places Fort Fidius; Georgia; ;
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