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Letter from Arthur Campbell to John Brown, 29 December 1787

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Title

Letter from Arthur Campbell to John Brown, 29 December 1787

Description

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 attacks against the outmanned pioneers. He also agrees to a nomination as the Superintendent of the Southern Department.

Source

Campbell, Arthur Papers, 1752-1811, Filson Historical Society

Date

Relation

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Type

Identifier

Mss. A C187/1,2,4

Citation

Campbell, Arthur, “Letter from Arthur Campbell to John Brown, 29 December 1787,” The Filson Historical Society Digital Projects, accessed April 22, 2024, https://filsonhistorical.omeka.net/items/show/5147.