Regarding Appointment to Command Battalion of Levies

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Date March 30, 1791
Author Name William Jackson (primary) Location: Georgetown
Recipient Name Colonel Moses Rawlings (primary)
Summary Jackson reports that Secretary of War wished to be informed of Rawling's intentions relative to appointment to command battalion of levies. President of United States General George Washington requests a response to General Knox.
Document Format Letter Signed
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Related Persons/Groups Moses Rawlings; William Jackson; Secretary of War; President of the United States; Henry KNox; ;
Related Places Georgetown;
Keywords public service; appointment; levies; decision; ;
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W Jackson 1781
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NOTICEThis material may be protected by copyright law (Title 17 U.S. Code)MS 139949737THIS COPY [undecipherable] REFERENCE NOT TO BE [undecipherable] OR PUBLISHED WITHOUT [undecipherable] [undecipherable] DIVISION MARYLAND HISTORICAL SOCIETY LIBRARY 201 W. Monument St., Baltimore, MD 21201
MARYLAND HISTORICAL SOCIETY
George Town, March 30th 1791
Sir,
As it is of importance to the public service that the Secretary of War should be informed as soon as possible of your determination relative to your appointment to command the battalion of Levies-- The President of the United States requests that you will signify your decision to General Knox immediately on the receipt of this letter.
I am, very respectfullySir, your most obedient servantW Jackson