Reimbursement of the State Legislature

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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, Vol. IV, Indian Affairs. 38 Vols. Washington, DC: Gales and Seaton, 1832. (no image)
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Date January 3, 1792
Author Name Thomas Mifflin (primary) Location: Philadelphia
Recipient Name Henry Knox (primary)
Summary Mifflin asks Knox how the Pennsylvania state legislature will be reimbursed by the General Government since the state has appropriated funds for the county militias who were called up to protect the frontiers.
Document Format Modern Printed Transcription of Letter/Document
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Content Notes American State Papers, Indian Affairs
Related Persons/Groups Henry Knox; Thomas Mifflin; Militia; the Legislature [of Pennsylvania]; rangers against the hostile Indians;
Related Places Philadelphia; Western counties of this Commonwealth [Pennsylvania]; the counties of Washington, Westmoreland, Allegheny, Fayette, and Huntingdon;
Keywords Design of the Federal Government; defensive protection of the frontiers; sum appropriated by an act of the General Assembly of Pennsylvania; treasury of the Union; general defense; future expenditures;
Key Phrases I issued instructions to the lieutenants of the counties of Washington, Westmoreland, Allegheny, Fayette, and Huntingdon for drafting a competent force from the militia under their respective commands, to act as rangers against the hostile Indians.
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