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Letter to George Rogers Clark [manuscript] 1780 January 1.

Jefferson, Thomas
Format
Manuscript/Archive
Language
English
Variant Title
Thomas Jefferson letter
Summary
Jefferson discusses summer operations in the West. Clark has a choice between an expedition against Detroit or a war against the Indians. Mentions the addition of Major George Slaughter's men to Clark's battalion, the extermination or removal of the Shawnees, Mingoes, Munsees and Wyandottes, a proposed chain of posts on the Ohio River connecting Pittsburgh and the falls of the Ohio and the Spanish capture of two forts on the lower Mississippi.
Description
1 item.
Cite as
Thomas Jefferson, Letter to George Rogers Clark, 1780, Accession #3183-a, University of Virginia Library, Charlottesville, Va.
Notes
File draft; misdated 1779.
Reproduction Notes
Photocopy.
Location of Original
Original at Virginia Historical Society.
Other Forms
Also available on microfilm as Manuscripts Division reel #M118.
Cited in
Calendared in the Jefferson Papers of the University of Virginia, 35.
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    a| Jefferson discusses summer operations in the West. Clark has a choice between an expedition against Detroit or a war against the Indians. Mentions the addition of Major George Slaughter's men to Clark's battalion, the extermination or removal of the Shawnees, Mingoes, Munsees and Wyandottes, a proposed chain of posts on the Ohio River connecting Pittsburgh and the falls of the Ohio and the Spanish capture of two forts on the lower Mississippi.
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    a| Thomas Jefferson, Letter to George Rogers Clark, 1780, Accession #3183-a, University of Virginia Library, Charlottesville, Va.
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    a| Also available on microfilm as Manuscripts Division reel #M118.
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    a| Photocopy.
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    a| Original at Virginia Historical Society.
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    a| Printed in Boyd, Julian. The Papers of Thomas Jefferson. Vol. III, pp. 258-259.
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    a| Slaughter, George, d| fl. 1780.
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    a| Indians of North America x| Government relations y| To 1789.
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    a| Indians of North America x| Relocation.
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    a| Mingo Indians.
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    a| Wyandotte chicken.
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    a| Detroit (Mich.) x| History.
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    a| Ohio River Valley x| History y| Revolution, 1775-1783.
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