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Defensive Protection of the Frontiers

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CollectionFilson Club: Isaac Shelby Papers view image
Document Information
Date February 10, 1794
Author Name Isaac Shelby (primary) Location: Sanville
Recipient Name Henry Knox (primary)
Summary Governor Shelby fully expects that the Creek and Chickamauga Indians will attack frontier settlers as soon as winter breaks so he requests authority to take measures for the defensive protection of the frontiers of Kentucky.
Document Format Autograph Letter Signed
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Related Persons/Groups Henry Knox; Isaac Shelby; Creek Indians; Chickamauga Indians; frontier settlers; Secretary of War; Southern Indians; mounted militia; Northwestern Indians; officers; riflemen; ;
Related Places Danville; Kentucky; Louisville; ;
Keywords attack; killed; murder; defensive protection; expense; pay; settlements; ;
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