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Title Letter and payment order [manuscript]: 1772-1781
Author Gibson, John (1740-1822)
Date
Document Type Correspondence
Description From the Newberry Library Catalogue: Order (Logstown, Pa., 1772 Dec. 30) instructing Robert Callender to pay Samuel Sample twenty pounds, and letter (Fort Pitt, 1781 Sep. 7) to an unknown addressee regarding the supply of provisions to Fort Pitt.
Names Callender, Robert
Places Fort Pitt, Pennsylvania, United States
Keywords supplies, commerce, directive, payment, account, money, British North America
Theme Military Encounters: Conflicts, Rebellions and Alliances
Culture Area Northeast
Additional Information Soldier and Indian trader on the Pennsylvania frontier, 1758-1782; post-Revolutionary War Alleghany County, Pa., judge and militia officer; and secretary of the Indiana Territory, 1800-1816. From 1781-1782, Gibson was commanding officer at Fort Pitt.
Library The Newberry Library
Copyright The Newberry Library
Collection The Edward E. Ayer Collection
Reference VAULT box Ayer MS 322
Catalogue Link The Newberry Library Catalogue