McHenry Gives Guion Specifications for a Report on Possible Fort Sites on Southern Border of U.S.

Item

Type

Extract of Letter

Title

McHenry Gives Guion Specifications for a Report on Possible Fort Sites on Southern Border of U.S.

Description

McHenry comments that while he does not know the President's wishes on establishing a new fort on the 31st line of north latitude, the boundary line est. in the Treaty of Madrid, but asks that a report be made on that possibility. McHenry details specifications for the location of such a fort.

year created

1798

month created

05

day created

18

author

sent from location

War Office

recipient

sent to location

Natchez

in image

note

Extract of a letter.

notable person/group

Captain Isaac Guion
James McHenry
Secretary of War
President United States

notable location

Natchez
War Office
Mississippi River
Spain

notable item/thing

boundary lines
Treaty of Madrid
encroachment
siege
water supply

document number

1798031800001

page start

1

number of pages

2

Document instances

In image In source Location in source
[view document] (2 pages) EWD18 (2 pages) Collection: Clairborne (JFH) Collection Guion Ltr.+Papers B:10

Document names

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