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Collection Reference Number GLC02437.06147
From Archive Folder The Henry Knox Papers [0123] July-September 1794 
Title Anthony Wayne to Henry Knox about Indian retreat and his next moves
Date 16 July 1794
Author Wayne, Anthony (1745-1796)  
Recipient Knox, Henry  
Document Type Correspondence; Military document
Content Description Clerical copy in the hand of War Dept. clerk Samuel Lewis. Discusses the Indians retreat from Fort Recovery and the routes they took. Believes the Wabash Indians and Patawatimes Indians, ranging from 250 to 300 each, broke off from the main body that was heading for Grand Glaize and took different trails. Informs Knox he has several parties collecting information on the British and the "Savages" at Grand Glaize and Roche de Bout, Ohio. Mentions he will be leaving in four to five days, heading towards Grand Glaize, Ohio. Provides details on the route and plan he will take once he arrives at his destination.
Subjects American Indian History  Northwest Indian War  Battle of Fallen Timbers  Frontiers and Exploration  Military History  Battle  Global History and Civics  Westward Expansion  
People Wayne, Anthony (1745-1796)  Knox, Henry (1750-1806)  
Place written Greenville, Ohio
Theme Westward Expansion; Government & Politics; Native Americans
Sub-collection The Henry Knox Papers
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859