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|Collection Reference Number
|From Archive Folder
|The Henry Knox Papers  March 1792
|Copy of a letter from James Wilkinson to David Zeigler informing Zeigler that he cannot take leave at the present time
|9 March 1792
|Wilkinson, James (1757-1825)
|Correspondence; Military document
|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."
|Frontiers and Exploration Revolutionary War General Northwest Territory Government and Civics Military History Northwest Indian War
|Wilkinson, James (1757-1825) Ziegler, David (1748-1811)
|Government & Politics; Westward Expansion; Native Americans
|The Henry Knox Papers
|The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
|Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859