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Letter Citation

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CollectionPublic Records Office: FO 5/5 Foreign Office Corres view image
PublicationLowrie, Walter and St. Clair Clarke, Matthew, eds. American State Papers: Documents, Legislative and Executive, of the Congress of the United States, Foreign Relations. 38 Vols. Washington, DC: Gales and Seaton, 1832. (no image)
Document Information
Date November 9, 1793
Author Name Henry Knox (primary) Location: Germantown, near Philadelphia
Recipient Name Arthur St. Clair (primary)
Summary Cited in St. Clair to Knox, 99/99/1793. Copy of letter from Knox to governor of Northwestern Territory enclosed, President requested St. Clair follow instructions to governor of Kentucky as if it was written to himself. Advises military force against French.
Document Format Copy of document
Document Notes Cited in St. Clair to Knox, 99/99/1793. Letter found in "Message from the President of the United States to Congress, Transmitting Certain Documents Relative to Hostile Threats Against the Territories of Spain, in the Neighbourhood of the United States," Philadelphia: Francis childs and Josh Swaine, 1794. The version printed had been copied by John Stagg.
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Related Persons/Groups Arthur St. Clair; Henry Knox; French; John Stagg; Spanish; Governor; President Washington; President of United States; Governor Kentucky; Secretary of State; Frenchmen; chief clerk; governor of Northwestern Territory;
Related Places Spain; Kentucky; North Western; territory; Mississippi; frontier; France; Northwestern Territory; ;
Keywords military enterprise; ;
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