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|Collection Reference Number
|From Archive Folder
|Documents Relating to 1794
|Anthony Wayne to Francis Vigo requesting arrangements for the British to be spied on
|27 May 1794
|Wayne, Anthony (1745-1796)
|Asks Major Vigo to use his connections to arrange for the British to be spied on. Wayne wants "either Frenchmen or Indians to go as far as Roche de Bout...to discover the number and designs of the enemy," the number of British troops and whether or not they have constructed a fort. Indicates he is willing to pay a large sum and would also like to arrange for regular dispatches of intelligence.
|American West Battle of Fallen Timbers American Indian History Military History Global History and Civics Foreign Affairs Spying Northwest Indian War Northwest Territory Canada Fortification
|Wayne, Anthony (1745-1796) Vigo, Francis (1747-1836)
|Foreign Affairs; Native Americans
|The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1493-1859
|Biography: Francis Vigo was an American frontier trader and merchant who had supported the American Revolution.
|The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
|Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859