Gratitude for Assisting in the Suppression of the Insurrection

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Date December 5, 1794
Author Name Henry Knox (primary)
Recipient Name Thomas Mifflin (primary)
Summary Knox extends the President's gratitude to Governor Mifflin and the Militia of Pennsylvania for their support of the General Government's suppression of the recent insurrection.
Document Format Contemporary Copy of Letter
Document Notes Enclosed in Harmar to Irvine, 12/15/1794.
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Related Persons/Groups the President [Washington]; militia; House of Representatives; enlightened freemen; citizens of America; Henry Knox; Secretary of War; Pennsylvania militia; Governor Pennsylvania; Thomas Mifflin; ;
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Keywords enclosed resolve; unanimous thanks of the House of Representatives; suppression of the late insurrection; military merits of the militia; honorable approbation; principles of law and liberty; obedience to the laws; defense of their country; sacred and indispensable duties; freedom and happiness; zealous and powerful cooperation; services in the field; Whiskey Rebellion; ;
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