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The First American West: The Ohio River Valley, 1750-1820


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Letter from J. Webb to Isaac Shelby with Shelby's draft of a letter to the inhabitants of Salt River

AUTHOR/CREATOR
Webb, J.
Shelby, Isaac, 1750-1826

CREATED/PUBLISHED
1793-04-19

SUMMARY
Webb's letter informed Shelby of Wilkinson's order to commander horses for the military. [page 2] draft of an answer to a letter and petition concerning attacks by Native American tribes from Edward S. Thomas and the inhabitants of Salt River dated May 9, 1793.

NOTES
Ink on paper, 19.8 x 16.0 cm, 3 pages

SUBJECTS
Shelby, Isaac, 1750-1826--Correspondence
Thomas, Edward S.
Native American
Horses--Kentucky
Soldiers--United States--History--18th century
Kentucky--Militia
Politics

RESOURCE TYPE
Text
Correspondence

SOURCE COLLECTION
Reuben T. Durrett Collection on Kentucky and the Ohio River Valley. Miscellaneous Manuscripts

REPOSITORY
Special Collections Research Center, University of Chicago Library

DIGITAL ID
icufaw bmc0102

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