Accountability for Legion Stores & Pay, Recruitment Issues

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CollectionClements Library: Anthony Wayne Letterbooks view image
MicrofilmHistorical Society Of Pennsylvania: Anthony Wayne Papers (no image)
PublicationKnopf, Richard C., ed. Anthony Wayne, A Name In Arms: The Wayne-Knox-Pickering-McHenry Correspondence. Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press, 1960. (no image)
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Date January 26, 1793
Author Name Henry Knox (primary) Location: War Department
Recipient Name Anthony Wayne (primary)
Summary Knox requests that all articles and stores sent to the Legion be strictly accounted for. This should not take time from training the marksmen but strict accountability of public property is very important. Recruiters should know that adding new men to the Legion is solely their responsibility because no additional pay is forthcoming.
Document Format Recipient's Letterbook Copy
Document Notes Cited in Wayne to Knox, 02/08/1793.
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Related Persons/Groups Anthony Wayne; Henry Knox; Major Burbeck; Major Beatty; Red Jacket of the Senecas; Red Jacket; Seneca; Indians; the Farmer's Brother; Honayawas; the Young King; Koyengquahtah; the Infant; the Shining Breast Plate; Shining Breastplate; marksmen; the Army; officers of the recruiting Rendezvous; Legion;
Related Places War Department; Legionville; Legion ville; ;
Keywords Estimate of ordinance stores; articles and stores requested; quantity which has been expended; marksmen; due accounting for public property of every species; additional howitzers; remainder of the money; Pay of the Army for the past year; recruiting service; ordnance stores; articles and stores; stores; account; public property; howitzers; pay of the army; pay; circular letter; recruiting; rendezvous; ;
Key Phrases I have written circular letters to the officers at the recruiting Rendezvous urging them to the highest exertions in the recruiting service. Everything must result from their personal endeavors, as it is now beyond doubt that no additional sum will be added to the pay [of] this Legion.
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