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James Wilkinson letters

 Collection
Identifier: VAULT box-Ayer-MS-982
Abstract Small collection of correspondence and a few orders written by James Wilkinson, military officer, western land speculator, and governor of Louisiana, between 1792 and 1818.,The majority of the letters were written at Fort Washington and Fort Hamilton in Ohio and relate to Indian affairs and military operations in the Northwest Territory during the 1790's. The correspondents include quartermaster general Samuel Hodgdon, Pennsylvania militia officer John Armstrong, and Lieutenant William Simmons....
Dates: 1792-1818

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  • Names: Edward E. Ayer Manuscript Collection (Newberry Library) X
  • Subject: Military supplies -- History -- 18th century -- Sources X
  • Subject: Fort Washington (Ohio) -- History -- 18th century -- Sources X