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Collection Reference Number GLC06479.01
From Archive Folder Documents Relating to 1794 
Title Anthony Wayne to Francis Vigo requesting arrangements for the British to be spied on
Date 27 May 1794
Author Wayne, Anthony (1745-1796)  
Recipient Vigo, Francis  
Document Type Correspondence
Content Description 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 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.
Subjects 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  
People Wayne, Anthony (1745-1796)  Vigo, Francis (1747-1836)  
Place written Greenville, Ohio
Theme Foreign Affairs; Native Americans
Sub-collection The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1493-1859
Additional Information Biography: Francis Vigo was an American frontier trader and merchant who had supported the American Revolution.
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859