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Act for Raising and Adding Another Regiment to the Military

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CollectionVirginia State Library: Executive Papers, Office of Governors Letters view image
Document Information
Date December 6, 1790
Author Name Frederick A Muhlenberg (primary)
Recipient Name [not available]
Summary Full title: An Act for raising and adding another Regiment to the military after establishment of the United States and for making farther provisions for the protection of the frontiers. Official Congressional involvement in the protection of the frontiers of Virginia and Kentucky. Adds a regiment to the United States army, establishes the enlistment bounty as $6. The increase in troops will be paid for by an increase on the duties on distilled spirits.
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Related Persons/Groups Congress; regiments; Senate; House of Representatives; infantry; commissioned officers; non-commissioned officers; privates; musicians; President of the United States; Major General; Brigadier General; Quartermaster; Chaplain; Aid de Camp; Brigade Major; subalterns; militia; cavalry; surgeon's mates; Frederick Augustus Muhlenberg; Speaker of the House; John Adams; Vice President; George Washington; Department of State; Thomas Jefferson; ;
Related Places Congress; Philadelphia; frontier; ;
Keywords act of Congress; military establishment; pay; allowances; rules and regulations; term; bounty; appoint; forage; subsistence; rations; contract price; horses; arms; provisions; levies; rules and articles of war; wounds; disability; clothing; deduction; recruit; expenses; militia horse; military posts; duties; distilled spirits; imported spirits; loan; per centum per annum; ;
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