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Letter : Danville, [Ky.], to the commanding officer of Mason County, [Ky.], 1791 July 5.

Author: Charles ScottHarry InnesBenjamin LoganJohn BrownKentucky Board of War.All authors
Edition/Format:   Print book : Manuscript   Archival Material : English
Summary:
July 5, 1791, letter to which the names of Charles Scott, John Brown, Harry Innes, and Benjamin Logan have been signed, informing the commanding militia officer of Mason County that Gen. Arthur St. Clair had authorized a second detachment of 500 mounted men led by James Wilkinson to attack the upper Wabash Indian towns.
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Genre/Form: Correspondence
History
Records and correspondence
Sources
Named Person: Charles Scott; Harry Innes; Benjamin Logan; John Brown; Arthur St Clair; James Wilkinson; John Brown; Harry Innes; Benjamin Logan; Charles Scott; Arthur St Clair; James Wilkinson
Material Type: Manuscript
Document Type: Book, Archival Material
All Authors / Contributors: Charles Scott; Harry Innes; Benjamin Logan; John Brown; Kentucky Board of War.; Edward E. Ayer Manuscript Collection (Newberry Library); Newberry Library.
OCLC Number: 40406405
Notes: Forms part of the Edward E. Ayer Manuscript Collection (Newberry Library).
Text of letter on p. [1]-[2]; address on p. [4].
For more information, consult the Special Collections Info. File.
Description: 1 item (1 folded sheet (4 p.)) ; 30 cm.

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July 5, 1791, letter to which the names of Charles Scott, John Brown, Harry Innes, and Benjamin Logan have been signed, informing the commanding militia officer of Mason County that Gen. Arthur St. Clair had authorized a second detachment of 500 mounted men led by James Wilkinson to attack the upper Wabash Indian towns.

The letter directs volunteers to assemble at Fort Washington on the Ohio by July 20. There are also instructions forwarded from St. Clair to discontinue the frontier guards in Kentucky and to forward muster rolls and abstracts for the guards from Mason County.

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