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Authorization for Governor to Transmit Papers to Secretary of War

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Source Name Image(s)
CollectionHarvard University: Arthur Lee Papers view image
MicrofilmLibrary of Congress: Shelby Family Papers (no image)
Document Information
Date December 21, 1795
Author Name Isaac Shelby (primary)
Recipient Name Timothy Pickering (primary)
Summary Authorizes the Governor of Kentucky to contact the Secretary of War directly for assistance in instances where no provision has been made for the defense of the state's frontier.
Document Format Autograph Letter Signed
Document Notes text is largely illegible due to poor copying. Designation of Kentucky based on internal evidence.
Content Notes [not available]
Related Persons/Groups Isaac Shelby; Governor of Kentucky; Edmund Bullock; Kentucky General Assembly; Alexander Bullitt; Secretary of War; Timothy Pickering; ;
Related Places Kentucky; frontier; ;
Keywords defense; military; accounts and documents; claims against the United States; vouchers; ;
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