Disposition of the Spanish Commandant

Item

Type

Autograph Letter

Title

Disposition of the Spanish Commandant

Description

The author dispatched Ensign Scott to the Spanish Commandant at New Madrid to learn his disposition regarding General Wilkinson's letter describing the movement of the detachment.

year created

1797

month created

07

day created

04

sent from location

Camp Near Fort Massac

recipient

sent to location

War Department

in image

note

The author is not shown.
Some text loss on right side of second page.

notable person/group

James McHenry
Captain Dunlar
Ensign Scott
Captain Heth's company
Surgeon's Mate William McCorskry
Mr. Eraus
Spanish Commandant
General James Wilkinson
Spanish Colonel
Lieutentant Pope
drummer
Mr. Stucker
Captain Heth
Lieutenant Gregg
Lieutenant Campbell
company of artillery
Chevalier
Baron
Secretary of State
troops
Captain Pike
Chickasaws

notable location

War Department
Camp near Fort Massac
New Madrid
Natchez
St. Louis
Mississippi River
upper Louisiana
Cumberland river

notable item/thing

official documents
letter
attack
flag

document number

1797070440001

page start

1

number of pages

2

Document instances

In image In source Location in source
[view document] (2 pages) EWA02 (2 pages) Collection: Territorial Governor Papers - RG2 Journal of Capt. Guion

Document names

Type Name Location Notes
Author Unknown Author Camp Near Fort Massac [n/a]
Recipient James McHenry War Department [n/a]