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Willett, Marinus, 1740-1830



  • Existence: 1740-07-31 - 1830-08-22


American soldier and political leader from New York.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Knox-Willett Letters, 1790

Identifier: MC-1954-117
Scope and Contents

Henry Knox, Secretary of War, and formerly a Revolutionary General, writes to Marinus Willett on July 3, 1790, about negotiations with the Creeks concerning treaties and agreements. Willett answers Knox on July 12. Alexander McGillivray, the noted Creek Chief, is mentioned in both letters. Knox warns Willett about a Captain or Colonel Howard sent by the Spaniards to watch Chief McGillivray.

Dates: 1790