Take the Command of General St. Clair, Etc.

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PublicationLowrie, Walter and St. Clair Clarke, Matthew, eds. American State Papers: Documents, Legislative and Executive, of the Congress of the United States. 38 Vols. Washington, DC: Gales and Seaton, 1832. (no image)
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Date April 8, 1791
Author Name Henry Knox (primary) Location: War Department
Recipient Name Major General Richard Butler (primary)
Summary General Butler should locate the person commanding the Virginia battalion and give him the necessary money and orders. Colonel Rawlings has declined the Maryland battalion but might accept the regiment if Colonel Hall declines. General Butler is to go to Carlisle to repair deficiencies in the battalions of levies at that place and then he should proceed to the frontier to take the command of Major General St. Clair.
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Related Persons/Groups Richard Butler; Henry Knox; the President [Washington]; Colonel Rawlings; Maryland battalion; Colonel Hall; lieutenant colonel-commandant; regiment; levies; Major General St. Clair; ;
Related Places War Department; Virginia; Maryland; Carlisle; frontiers; ;
Keywords appointment of the officers of the Virginia battalion; late war [War for Independence]; my warrant on the paymaster; ;
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