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Movement of Detachment; Descending Ohio River Before the Ice; Letter for Governor of Kentucky

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CollectionTennessee State Library and Archives: James Robertson Papers view image
Document Information
Date November 14, 1793
Author Name Henry Knox (primary) Location: Germantown
Recipient Name Isaac Craig (primary) Location: Pittsburgh
Summary Detachment has marched from Carlisle to Pittsburgh. Hopes they arrive in season to descend Ohio River before onset of ice on the river. Light boat well manned will be wanted for conveying dispatches to Head Quarters. Hopes Lieutenant Whistler's party can be used as convoy. Encloses letters for Governor Isaac Shelby of Kentucky.
Document Format Autograph Letter Signed
Document Notes Cited in Craig to Knox, 11/22/1793.
Content Notes [not available]
Related Persons/Groups Isaac Craig; Henry Knox; recruits; Lieutenant Whistler; Governor Isaac Shelby;
Related Places Pittsburgh; Germantown; Carlisle; Ohio River; Kentucky; ;
Keywords light boat; dispatches; ;
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