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Letter from James Young Love to Eliza Tunstal, 10 May 1813

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Written from the "foot of the Miami [River] Rappids," to Eliza Tunstal in which Love describes a battle at Fort Meigs on the Maumee River in Ohio. He states that while the American soldiers were holding their own against the British and Nativeā€¦

Letter from General Anthony Wayne to Isaac Shelby, 26 September 1793

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Orders from General Anthony Wayne calling upon Isaac Shelby to raise a militia of fifteen hundred men with Shelby in command for the protection of Kentucky.

Letter from Arthur Campbell to John Brown, 29 December 1787

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Arthur Campbell's 29 December 1787 letter to John Brown discusses a "vast multitude" of immigrants passing into Kentucky with little resistance from Native Americans. Campbell warns that the peace may not last long and he expects frequent attacksā€¦

Memoir, correspondence, and miscellanies, from the papers of Thomas Jefferson, vol. 2.

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In 1788, Jefferson wrote to a John Brown of Kentucky urging Americans to wait until Europe was at war before attempting further exploration of the West.