James McHenry forwarding letter concerning orders to Isaac Guion

Item

Type

Letter Signed

Title

James McHenry forwarding letter concerning orders to Isaac Guion

Description

McHenry forwards to Guion letters written 9th and 10th of June to General Wilkinson, presumably concerning Guion's deployment to make the rounds of posts in territory claimed by both Indians and Spanish. Advises Guion on drawing funds to pay troops and purchase fortification materials.

year created

1797

month created

06

day created

10

author

sent from location

War Office

recipient

in image

note

Cited in McHenry to Guion, 07/27/1797, and McHenry to Guion, 07/13/1797. The Clairborne collection at the Mississippi State Archives has four copies of this document--the original (recipient copy), a duplicate, a triplicate, and another contemporary copy. Additional copies can also be found as Document 2 of James McHenry, Report of the Secretary of War to the President, 06/30/1797--both in manuscript and printed versions.

cited note

Cited document sent from the War Office

notable person/group

Capt. Isaac Guion
James McHenry
troops

notable location

War Office
Indian territory
Spanish Territory

notable item/thing

pay
fortification materials

document number

1797061000101

page start

1

number of pages

1

Document instances

In image In source Location in source
[view document] (2 pages) EWD02 (9 pages) Collection: Clairborne (JFH) Collection Guion Papers, B:10
[view document] (1 pages) EWC19 (1 pages) Collection: Clairborne (JFH) Collection [unknown]

Document names

Type Name Location Notes
Author James McHenry War Office [n/a]
Recipient Isaac Guion [unknown] [n/a]