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Collection Reference Number GLC02437.10237
From Archive Folder The Henry Knox Papers [0102] September-October 1791 
Title Collection of eight letters from Arthur St. Clair to Henry Knox on the Northwest Indian War
Date 4 September 1791
Author St. Clair, Arthur (1737-1818)  
Recipient Knox, Henry  
Document Type Correspondence; Military document
Content Description Collection of eight letters. Letters dated 4 September, 14 September, 16 September, 23 September, 10 October, 17 October, 21 October, 1 November. Discusses the transportation of goods, supplies and horses. Mentions problems with raising troops and handling misdemeanors. Later ones discuss conflict with the Indians and the difficulty of battle. Writes "I have been on the point of losing the Virginia Battallion - it is a considerable time ago that I knew of some discontents in that Corps, but was led to believe it was among the officers ... " First letter noted as an extract, with the rest most likely being copies. Sewn Binding. Watermarked "Edmead & Pine."
Subjects Military History  Military Law  Military Supplies  Transportation  Northwest Territory  Frontiers and Exploration  American Indian History  Recruitment  Battle  Mutiny  Northwest Indian War  
People St. Clair, Arthur (1737-1818)  Knox, Henry (1750-1806)  
Place written Lexington, Massachusetts
Theme 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