Henry Knox to Henry Lee, September 3, 1793

Dublin Core

Subject

Negotiations with Wyandot Indians.

Description

"Details from Commissioner's travels to North of the Ohio to discuss peace treaty with Wyandots. Lee is governor of Virginia." [http://wardepartmentpapers.org/document.php?id=9151]

Creator

Knox, Henry

Date

1793-09-03

Document Item Type Metadata

Original Format

Letter Signed

Author

Henry Knox (July 25, 1750 – October 25, 1806)

Location of Author

War Department, [Philadelphia]

Recipient

Henry Lee (January 29, 1756 – March 25, 1818)

Address of Recipient

[Virginia?]

Text

War Department/
September 3d 1793/
Sir/
I am instructed by the President of/ the United States to state to your Excellency, that/
.
.
.
I have the honor to be/
with great respect/
Sir/
Your obedient servt./
[signed] H. Knox/
Secy at War

[lower left]
His Excellency/
Governor Lee

Docketing

[middle panel] Secy at War [...]/ 3d Sep. 793/Indian Affairs/XXX

Location of Original

Virginia State Library, Executive Papers, Office of Governors Letters

Publication

[1] Image from microfilm: http://wardepartmentpapers.org/docimage.php?id=9151&docColID=10044

Literature

[1] http://wardepartmentpapers.org/document.php?id=9151; mistakenly identifies document as "Autograph Letter Signed".

Files

Citation

Knox, Henry, “Henry Knox to Henry Lee, September 3, 1793,” Wyandot History: A Guide to Original Sources and Current Scholarship, accessed December 11, 2017, http://wyandothistory.com/index.html/items/show/46.

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