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Indians on the Wabash: prelude to Tippecanoe...

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October 08, 1811

NEW HAMPSHIRE PATRIOT, Concord, Oct. 8, 1811 

* Prelude to the Battle of Tippecanoe
* Indian - Native Americans on Wabash River

Page 3 has a note concerning the arrival: "...500 troops...proceeded on towards Vincennes...to join the regulars; and thence to proceed up the Wabash to the Prophet's town and intend building a fort; and if the Indians make the least resistance no doubt but there will be an engagement...". This was just prior to the Battle of Tippecanoe...
Then a letter from Franklin, Pa., concerning Indians as well (see). Also an item concerning the Little Belt affair.
Four pages, nice condition.

Category: Pre-Civil War