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ILLINOIS HISTORICAL COLLECTIONS Wabash River, Hamilton on, 179; Helm's expedition on, 101, n. 1, 145, 345; peace on, 247; portage from, to Miami, 31; posts on, 78, 377, 553; scouting party on, lxxiii; trade on, 31; Virginia troops on, 140, 157, 170, 272. Wabasha, services enlisted by Sin- clair, cxxvii. Wade, Hezekiah, signs agreement, 568. Wade, John, signs agreement, 568. Wade, Thomas, signs agreement, 568. Wade, Wenman, signs agreement, 568. Wade, William, signs agreement, 568. Wadkins [Watkins], Samuel, prisoner, 111; serves under Hamilton, 110. Wales, Ensign, member of court martial, 577. Walker, Colonel, sent as delegate to Clark, 426. Walker Thomas, letter to, from T. Jefferson, 392; signs instructions, 82. Wall, John, prisoner, 112; serves un- der Hamilton, 110. Wallace, Captain, command of, 583. Wallaite, Jean Baptiste, signs pe- tition, 433. Walls, Major, member of council of war, 601; votes against Indian ex- pedition, 602. Walpole Company, see Grand Ohio Company. Warren, visited by Clark-, 26. Warriors Island, Virginia troops on, 159, 165, 276. Warwick, Mitchel, works on fort, 522. Washington, George, attitude of, towards expedition against De- troit, xxix, 1, n. 1, cxliv, cxlv, clii, n. 2, 536, n. 1; authorizes western expedition, cxlvi; authorized to employ Indians, xvii, n. 3; captures New York, 590, 595; defeats Howe, 23; influence of, xlix, 1; lacks troops, 563; letter of, to: Board of War, 535, 562, D. Brodhead, cxlv, n. 2, clii, clii, n. 2, 552, 612, G. R. Clark, 553, 559, T. Jefferson, cxliv, cxlv, 491, 536, n. 1, P. J. Schuyler, xxviii; letter to,from: D. Brodhead, 408, G. R. Clark, 551, 553, 558, J. Gibson, 590; relations of, with: Brodhead, li, cxlv, Clark, cxiv, cliii, 487, 491, 515, 551, 562, Crawford, xlv, n. 1, Jefferson, cxliii; St. Clair's plan disapproved by, xxviii; unable to maintain wes- tern posts, 563; Writinfs, xiii, n. 2, 1, n. 1, cxlv, n. 1, cxlv, n. 2, cl, n. 2, clii, n. 3, cliv, n. 7, 536, n. 1. Washington, Colonel Samuel, ap- pointed commissioner, xlv, n. 1. Washington County, establishment of, lv, n. 1; Indian raids in, 416; militia of, 424, 434; order to lieu- tenant of, 416, 434. Wason, James, works on fort, 522. Watauga, treaty of, land grants un- der, 10, n. 1. Watkins, Captain, 24. Watkins (Wadkinsj, Samuel, prisoner, 111; serves under Hamilton, 110. Watts, reports American plans, 106. Waugusta, see West Augusta. Weau, Weaugh, Weaughtinon, see Ouiatanon. Wells, messenger, 46. Welsh, Edward, messenger, 521, 534, 543. Werthington, see Worthington. West Augusta County, establishment of, 13; Indian: expedition from, 318, forays in, 310; militia of, xxxiv, 569; petition of, to congress, xxi. Westmoreland County, defense of, 566; enlistment of troops in, 579; militia of, xxxiv, 569, 570. Wetherington, see Worthington. Whaley, Captain, member of court martial, 577. Wharton, F., Diplomatic Correspond- ence of the American Revolution, 225, n. 1. Wheat, traffic in, 17. Wheeling [Whelin], Clark gets boats at, 28, 41, 43, 44; defense of, xxxiii, 7. Whiskey, legal tender, 581; traffic in, 519, 554, 573. White, death of, 215. White, Charles, death of, 20. White, David, at Detroit, 105. White Eyes, accompanies Wilson, xxxi; death of, 109. White River, Clark on, 141; Delaware town on, 298. Wiandot, completed, 107. Wiandot, see Wyandot. Wilkerson, Joseph, authorized to en- list men, 28. Williams, Ensign, serves under Clark, 353, 354. 714