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Dispute Over Arms & Accoutrements Allegedly Issued to Militia During Whiskey Rebellion

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CollectionChicago Historical Society: John Henry view image
Document Information
Date April 18, 1798
Author Name John Henry (primary) Location: Council Chamber
Recipient Name John Adams (primary)
Summary Addresses militia activities during the Whiskey Insurrection, specifically their petition to be supplied with arms and accoutrements. Apparently these were given by the [state or federal?] government, but not accounted or paid for.
Document Format Autograph Signed Draft
Document Notes Document largely illegible
Content Notes [not available]
Related Persons/Groups John Adams; John Henry;
Related Places Council Chamber;
Keywords Whiskey Rebellion; insurrection; insurgents; arms; ;
Key Phrases at the time the militia was assembling to march against the insurgents; to supplying a considerable portion of them with arms; an intercourse of this in practice between authorities; ought not to be adjusted by the close and legal rule for settling the ordinary official;

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