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Collection Reference Number GLC02437.05340
From Archive Folder The Henry Knox Papers [0107] March 1792 
Title Copy of a letter from James Wilkinson to David Zeigler informing Zeigler that he cannot take leave at the present time
Date 9 March 1792
Author Wilkinson, James (1757-1825)  
Recipient Zeigler, David  
Document Type Correspondence; Military document
Content Description Marked copy; titled "Copy of a letter from Lt. Col. Commandt. Wilkinson to Major Zeigler." Written from Fort Washington, present-day Cincinnati, Ohio. Writes, "I yesterday received Advice from the Secretary of War, which Obliges me to retract the permission granted to you to pay a short visit to Philadelphia. The Season requires your Person, and therefore I do not feel myself Authorized to permit your Absence, but must require that you hold yourself in readiness for Command on the 12th Inst."
Subjects Frontiers and Exploration  Revolutionary War General  Northwest Territory  Government and Civics  Military History  Northwest Indian War  
People Wilkinson, James (1757-1825)  Ziegler, David (1748-1811)  
Place written Cincinnati, Ohio
Theme Government & Politics; Westward Expansion; Native Americans
Sub-collection The Henry Knox Papers
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859