Pennsylvania Governor's Authority Over Soldiers

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CollectionLibrary of Congress: John H. Hazelton Autograph Coll. view image
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Date February 9, 1792
Author Name Henry Knox (primary) Location: War Department
Recipient Name Thomas Mifflin (primary)
Summary Responds to Mifflin's inquiry, saying that as governor of Pennsylvania he has the right to give orders to the scouts employed in the defense of the Pennsylvania frontier; also discusses troop musters and returns.
Document Format Autograph Letter Signed
Document Notes The collection duplicates itself.
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Related Persons/Groups Governor Thomas Mifflin; Henry Knox; scouts; county lieutenants; ;
Related Places War Department; frontier; Pennsylvania; ;
Keywords temporary defense; orders; muster; returns; ;
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