Saturday, January 14, 2017

British Colonel McKee

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Col. Alexander McKee was Indian Agent at [or near] Pittsburg-before the Revolutionary War, after the outbreak-of which he was imprisoned by the revolutionists at Pittsburg. He effected his escape and co-operated with Sir John Johnson among the Indians, becoming Deputy Superintendent-General. In 1778 he traveled through the Indian territory to Detroit, and greatly assisted in maintaining friendly relations between the tribes and the British Crown. He was a Justice of the Court of Common Pleas at Detroit. His services were greatly appreciated by Lord Dorchester, and in his death on the 14th January, 1799, the, service lost an able and devoted officer. [Source]

McKee was listed as a British Officer at Malden.

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