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Report on the Militia of the United States

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PublicationLowrie, Walter and St. Clair Clarke, Matthew, eds. American State Papers: Documents, Legislative and Executive, of the Congress of the United States, Military Affairs. 38 Vols. Washington, DC: Gales and Seaton, 1832. (no image)
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Date December 29, 1794
Author Name William Giles (primary)
Recipient Name House of Representatives (primary)
Summary Congressman William Branch Giles (VA) communication to the House of Representatives. Giles headed a committee to prepare a plan for the better organizing, arming, and disciplining the militia. Concludes that the militia suffer from want of a competent source of spplying arms. Resolves that the former act entitled, "An act more effectually to provide for the national defence, by establishing an uniform militia throughout the United States," ought to be amended.
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Related Persons/Groups William Branch Giles; House of Representatives; militia; committee;
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