Circular Letter from the Secretary of War to the County Lieutenants of the Frontier Counties of Pennsylvania, Virginia, and Kentucky

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Date March 10, 1791
Author Name Henry Knox (primary) Location: Philadelphia
Recipient Name [not available]
Summary Authorization to employ militia in response to the situation in Ohio County. Enclosed pay and ration schedule for militia and rangers. Details on payment, supply, and activity of those volunteering for service.
Document Format Document Signed
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Related Persons/Groups Henry Knox; Lieutenants; rangers; militia; President; troops; county lieutenants; Indians; Commanding General; ;
Related Places War Department; Philadelphia; Ohio County; Virginia; Kentucky; Pennsylvania; ;
Keywords present situation; authorization; expense; voluntary engagements; defensive protection; pay and rations; oath; muster rolls; abstracts; payment; powers of attorney; ;
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