Authorization for the Lieutenants of Pennsylvania, Virginia and Kentucky to Raise Forces

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Date March 10, 1791
Author Name Henry Knox (primary) Location: War Department
Recipient Name John Brown (primary) Location: Kentucky
Summary Authorized and instructed lieutenants of Washington, Westmoreland and Allegheny Counties, Pennsylvania, and Harrison, Randolph, Ohio, Monongahalia, Kenhawa Counties, Virginia, as well as John Brown, Kentucky, on raising militia to defend against the Indians. Advised economy in called up only the necessary number of men.
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Related Persons/Groups multiple; Henry Knox; county lieutenants; Secretary of War; Indians; Indian Nation; ranger; ;
Related Places War Department; Pennsylvania; Virginia; Kentucky; Washington; Westmoreland; Allegheny; counties, Pennsylvania; Harrison; Randolph; Ohio; Monongahalia; Kenhawa; county; John Brown; ;
Keywords militia; frontier; rangers; pay; rations; supplies; provisions; muster roll; ;
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