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LS, 1779 October 18 : Head Quarters, West Point, to Colonel Daniel Brodhead.

Author: George Washington; Daniel Brodhead
Edition/Format:   Book : Manuscript   Archival Material : English
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This letter deals with Washington's opinions, plans and orders concerning the fighting between the Americans and the Indians who were under the influence of the British. Washington expresses his strong approval of the expeditions against the Seneca and Muncy Nations by both Brodhead and General Sullivan in which Seneca towns and crops were laid waste and Indian possessions were plundered. Washington at length  Read more...
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Named Person: George Rogers Clark; Charles Hector Theodat Comte d' Estaing; John Sullivan
Material Type: Manuscript
Document Type: Book, Archival Material
All Authors / Contributors: George Washington; Daniel Brodhead
OCLC Number: 17527209
Description: 6 p. ; 30.5 x 19 cm.
Other Titles: LS

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This letter deals with Washington's opinions, plans and orders concerning the fighting between the Americans and the Indians who were under the influence of the British. Washington expresses his strong approval of the expeditions against the Seneca and Muncy Nations by both Brodhead and General Sullivan in which Seneca towns and crops were laid waste and Indian possessions were plundered. Washington at length discusses the proposed expedition against the Indians at Detroit, feeling that the strength of Brodhead's forces were not sufficient to attempt it at present.

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