Authorization for Use of Militia

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CollectionState Historical Society of Wisconsin: Draper MSS-David Shepherd Papers view image
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Date March 10, 1791
Author Name Henry Knox (primary) Location: War Department
Recipient Name Colonel David Shepherd (primary)
Summary Presidential authorization for use of militia to protect Ohio relayed to Sheperd. Details of employment discussed.
Document Format Autograph Letter Signed
Document Notes Addressed to the Lieutenant of the County of Ohio in the State of Virginia. Cited in Knox to Shepherd, 10/06/1791.
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Related Persons/Groups Colonel D Shepherd; David Shepherd; Henry Knox; President; Indians; Indian Nation; hostiles; rangers; County Lieutenant; militia; commanding general; ;
Related Places War Department; Ohio; Western Territory; Ohio County; Virginia; ;
Keywords exposed situation; expense; voluntary engagements; pay; rations; schedule; supply; muster; muster rolls; abstracts for pay and rations; power of attorney; ;
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