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Pay of Militias Called into Service

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CollectionPrinted Version only view image
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 January 3, 1792
Author Name Henry Knox (primary) Location: War Department
Recipient Name Thomas Mifflin (primary)
Summary Knox tells Governor Thomas Mifflin of Pennsylvania that Congress has authorized the pay for militias called into service by the President.
Document Format Modern Printed Transcription of Letter/Document
Document Notes Cited in Mifflin to Knox, 01/05/1792.
Content Notes American State Papers
Related Persons/Groups Thomas Mifflin; Henry Knox; The General Government; President [Washington]; county lieutenants of this state [Pennsylvania]; Congress;
Related Places War Department;
Keywords Pay and subsistence of the militia; authority of the President of the United States; proofs of the service; price of the ration; accounts thereof duly settled; pay office of the Department of War; appropriations; no further delay of payment; settlement of the accounts; 10th ration;
Key Phrases …I conceive the General Government are responsible for the pay and subsistence of the militia, called out in pursuance of the authority of the President of the United States…

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