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Letter, to Governor Clinton, 1790 December 1

 Item — Box: 5, Folder: 1790.12.01
Identifier: W-789

Scope and Contents

Discusses Gov. Clinton's letter of 26th containing news from Capt. Brant of the expedition against the Indians which was ambushed [Gen. Harmar's expedition] -- sounds true but awaits more news -- our force ought to have been large enough to tackle a force of 1,000 or more -- friendly sentiments of Capt. Brant -- his account of Gen. St. Clair not true nor the account of affairs at Muskingum -- Brant tried to prevent any treaty -- St. Clair wanted no more land than already given -- treaty of Muskingum.


  • 1790 December 1


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From the Collection: approx. 25 Linear Feet

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Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections at The George Washington Presidential Library at Mount Vernon Repository

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Mount Vernon VA 22121