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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
November 13, 1788 On the calling up of Virginia Militia Arthur St. Clair Ebenezer Zane Notes that it has been a long time since Virginia called up one thousand militia. Inquires as to whether this is practicable.
November 21, 1798 Abstract for Pay Due Militia David Henley William Simmons Due to "multiplicity of businesses" Henley resubmitted the documents so militia can be paid.
August 14, 1797 Following Instructions to Raise Militia Oliver Wolcott James McHenry Response to request to raise a militia. Has issued orders for detachment and to hold in readiness such militia. Has assigned such matters to the Adjutant General, with the request to communicate with the War Department.
December 11, 1798 Pay of the Militia James McHenry William Simmons The enclosed estimates for the pay of the militia have been authorized. Mr. Henley will be directed to draw upon the Secretary of War for the necessary sums.
December 5, 1791 Pay and Subsistence for Militia Henry Knox Henry Lee General (Federal) government can only promise pay and subsistence for militia called up to protect frontier counties.
September 2, 1794 Inventory of Goods for Militia Alexander Hamilton Samuel Hodgdon Request for information on goods for militia in case it became necessary to send them on a march.
June 23, 1796 Authorization of Pay or Remuneration for Militia Services James McHenry John Sevier James McHenry informs the Governor of Tennessee that while he may call on the state militia for emergency defense of the frontier, he ultimately needs to notify the War Department and President on the circumstances surrounding the deployment of the militia and the numbers deemed necessary. No pay or remuneration for militia services can be authorized without the consent of Congress or the...
January 1, 1788 An act to amend the several acts respecting the Militia A. Blair [not available] Outlines governor's role in calling up, regulating, and using militia.
September 12, 1794 Provisions for New Jersey Militia Peter Hunt Samuel Hodgdon Requested information on what to provide the militia currently staying at Hunt's post.
January 14, 1795 Pay for the Georgia Militia William Simmons Daniel Stevens Informs Stevens that the Treasurer will remit him the sum of over 22,000 dollars for the pay of the Georgia militia.
December 29, 1794 Report on the Militia of the United States William Giles House of Representatives Congressman William Branch Giles (VA) communication to the House of Representatives. Giles headed a committee to prepare a plan for the better organizing, arming, and disciplining the militia. Concludes that the militia suffer from want of a competent source of spplying arms. Resolves that the former act entitled, "An act more effectually to provide for the national defence, by establishing an...
March 19, 1799 Insurrection and militia in Pennsylvania James McHenry Timothy Pickering Discusses insurrection in Pennsylvania and mentions militia cavalry. Requests that Pickering attend his office at half past one o'clock.
February 6, 1796 Enclosed Act Regarding Pay of Militia Isaac Shelby Timothy Pickering Kentucky State Legislature passed act regarding pay of militia, as a consequence Shelby enclosed pay rolls for state militia. Details on rations supplied.
March 10, 1791 Authorization to Call Up Militia Henry Knox Beverley Randolph President authorized use of militia for protection of Virginia frontier from hostile Indians. Details on employment, rations, etc.
February 20, 1800 Submission of Report on Militia James McHenry Theodore Sedgwick Report on petitions submitted to Secretary of War regarding claims of militia services in Georgia.
September 25, 1791 St.Clair speaks of militia support to his campaign Arthur St. Clair Henry Knox Letter, mentions Harmar's Court of Enquiry; describes state of provisions; discusses Kentucky militia re St. Clair's campaign.
March 18, 1786 A Plan for the General Arrangement of the Militia of the United States. Henry Knox Congress of the United States Letter, encloses plan for Militia. Discusses the nature of government and a republic, and how to convince citizens of the raising of a militia. Outlines Advanced Corps, Main Corps, and Reserved Corps, as well as responsibilities of staff. Discusses terms of service, pay, and provisions.
September 17, 1795 Remit Balance to Virginia William Simmons Robert Brooke Virginia paid for money used to protect frontiers.
June 19, 1799 Letter from the Accountant of the War Department William Simmons Constant Freeman Simmons asks Freeman to provide the circumstances for calling out the militia in Georgia.
January 28, 1790 Knox forwards his ideas on the National Militia to John Hancock Henry Knox John Hancock Letter, encloses report on National Militia.
May 12, 1786 Comments on Knox's Militia Plan David Ramsay Henry Knox Ramsay offers his comments on Knox's plan for the organization of the militia which Knox had recently submitted to Congress
August 4, 1791 Knox discusses maps and militia with Duer Henry Knox William Duer Letter, discusses money for additional militia; mention maps of Eastern Massachusetts.
November 14, 1794 Claim of Colonel Sproat for Pay as Officer of Militia Oliver Wolcott, Jr. Joseph Howell Wolcott has no doubts about the claims of Colonel Sproat for pay as officer of militia.
July 7, 1784 Documentation on militia detachments Morris Graham John Pierce Requests the pay rolls of the militia detachment he commanded in the Revolutionary War along with a warrant from General Washington for the payment of his militia detachment.
February 12, 1790 Lincoln states that Massachusetts will not adopt Knox's militia plan Benjamin Lincoln Henry Knox Letter, discusses Lincoln's opinion of Knox's plan for militia.