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Collection Reference Number GLC02437.05323
From Archive Folder The Henry Knox Papers [0106] February 1792 
Title Alexander Macomb to Henry Knox with further information on fighting in Detroit
Date 16 February 1792
Author Macomb, Alexander (1748-1831)  
Recipient Knox, Henry  
Document Type Correspondence; Military document
Content Description Writes to confirm he has asked Mr. Stedman the questions Knox mentioned, adding that he wrote on the subject because Mr. Stedman would be delayed in his return to Philadelphia. Explains that Mr. Stedman has information about a conflict between Indians and a Captain Elliott, formerly of Fort Pitt. Adds that Mr. Stedman is a good man, and that Knox should trust his information, though he left Detroit before the end of the action, so his story may not be complete. "Free" stamped on address leaf with no signature. See GLC02437.05320 for related information.
Subjects American Indian History  Revolutionary War General  Military History  Frontiers and Exploration  Westward Expansion  Northwest Indian War  Northwest Territory  
People Knox, Henry (1750-1806)  Macomb, Alexander (1748-1831)  
Place written New York, New York
Theme Native Americans; Westward Expansion; Foreign Affairs
Sub-collection The Henry Knox Papers
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859
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