French Are Planning an Attack, Etc.

Item

Type

Autograph Letter Signed

Title

French Are Planning an Attack, Etc.

Description

Amidst a discussion of accounting matters, Captain Guion warns that there are reports that the French are planning an attack on the southwestern country. Considerable military forces have supposedly landed at Pensacola and at Mobile.

year created

1798

month created

06

day created

13

author

sent from location

Natchez

recipient

sent to location

War Department

in image

note

Very bad legibility

notable person/group

James McHenry
Isaac Guion
French

notable location

War Department
Natchez
Pensacola
Mobile

notable item/thing

attack

notable phrase

receipts
scrupulously and impartially
variety of reports
we are the most likely to be attacked
was said to have acted as astronomer

document number

1798061340001

page start

1

number of pages

2

Document instances

In image In source Location in source
[view document] (2 pages) EWA12 (2 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]