Spanish Have Evacuated Their Posts, Etc.

Item

Type

Autograph Letter Signed

Title

Spanish Have Evacuated Their Posts, Etc.

Description

Among other matters, Captain Guion announces that the Spanish troops have evacuated their posts at Walnut Hills and Natchez. The buildings and posts were left in the same state as when they were occupied by His Majesty's troops. American troops are much in want of clothing and medical supplies. The Indians also want to know when supplies will be sent to them.

year created

1798

month created

04

day created

19

author

sent from location

Natchez

recipient

sent to location

War Department

in image

notable person/group

James McHenry
Isaac Guion
Major Freeman
Spanish
Major Kersey
troops
Wilkins
Samuel C. Young
Robert Cochran
George Cochran
Quartermaster General Department
Secretary of War
Spanish Troops
Indians
Captain Wade
James O'Hara
Abijah Hunt
contractor

notable location

New Orleans
Mississippi River
Spain
Walnut Hills
War Department
Natchez

notable item/thing

Pinckney's Treaty
Treaty of San Lorenzo
clothing
works
medical aid
Mitchell's Post
provisions

document number

1798041940004

page start

1

number of pages

3

Document instances

In image In source Location in source
[view document] (3 pages) EWA10 (3 pages) Collection: Territorial Governor Papers - RG2 Journal of Capt. Guion

Document names

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