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Payment of the Army, Court of Inquiry, 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)
Document Information
Date June 23, 1791
Author Name Henry Knox (primary) Location: War Department
Recipient Name Arthur St. Clair (primary)
Summary Knox advises General St. Clair that Captain Beatty is marching to him with a sum of money intended to be a military chest for the issuance of warrants and one month's payment of St. Clair's army. St. Clair is ordered to assemble a Courth of Inquiry to assess General Harmar's conduct during the late expedition against the Miami Indians.
Document Format Modern Printed Transcription of Letter/Document
Document Notes Cited in Knox to St. Clair, 06/30/1791.
Content Notes [not available]
Related Persons/Groups Arthur St. Clair; Henry Knox; Major General [Richard] Butler; Captain Beatty; Mr. Hodgdon, the Quartermaster; regular troops; levies; recruits; Kentucky mounted volunteers; militia; Brigadier General Sevier; Brigadier General Harmar; President [Washington]; characters of the highest rank; ;
Related Places War Department; Trenton; the Ohio; Mount Vernon; Fort Washington; ;
Keywords military chest; your warrants; one month's pay for your army; expedition; recruiting service; sickness; desertion; frontiers; board of officers; late expedition against the Miami Indians; court of inquiry; articles of war; greatest impartiality; different species of troops; organization of the army; orders of march, encampment, and battle; merits of the case; reputation of General Harmar; ;
Key Phrases You will fix the number of additionals , taking care to have a force adequate to the object.

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