Recruitment Matters

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Date May 2, 1795
Author Name Timothy Pickering (primary) Location: War Office
Recipient Name William Eaton (primary) Location: Springfield, MA
Summary Letter from the interim Secretary of War on the subject of recruiting. Makes mention of Samuel Huntington, governor of Connecticut.
Document Format Autograph Letter Signed
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Related Persons/Groups William Eaton; Timothy Pickering; Ide; Samuel Huntington; Captain Bissel;
Related Places Springfield, MA; War Office; Norwich; Middletown; Brunswick, New Jersey;
Keywords recruits; age; parents; masters; service of a minor; property; law; ordinary times; recruiting; service; orders; peace; Indians; headquarters at Greenville; treaty; ranks; Legion; respectable military force; clothing; music; dispatch;
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