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Collection Reference Number GLC02437.05294
From Archive Folder The Henry Knox Papers [0105] January 1792 
Title Benjamin Barton to Samuel Ogden commenting on General St Clair's recent defeat
Date 19 January 1792
Author Barton, Benjamin (fl. 1792)  
Recipient Ogden, Samuel  
Document Type Correspondence
Content Description Lists his location as "Niagara," in Western New York, as he refers to Indians from Geneseo, also in Western New York. Discusses his receipt of reports regarding General [Arthur] St. Clair's defeat at the hands of Indians. Comments on his experiences against various Indian tribes in the North and Northwest.
Subjects Frontiers and Exploration  American Indian History  Military History  Battle  Northwest Indian War  Northwest Territory  Westward Expansion  Government and Civics  Massacre  
People Barton, Benjamin (fl. 1792)  Ogden, Samuel (1746-1810)  
Theme Native Americans; Westward Expansion
Sub-collection The Henry Knox Papers
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859