Thursday, June 30, 2016

Sudden Revolution At Detroit

Source - A Little Earlier View Of The Plan Of Detroit

From the Report of the Public Archives, by Public Archives of Canada:

June 30 Fort Pitt [1761]  Bouquet to Monkton    The sudden revolution of Indian affairs at Detroit. The measures taken to prevent surprise the inhabitants armed guards along the rivers temporary defences to the fort. Messages sent by the Detroit to the other Indians. A vessel on Lake Erie would be useful in supporting the advanced posts. Ammunition will not be sent to Detroit unless it can be delivered safely.

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