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- Subject is exactly "Militia--Kentucky--History--18th century"
Letter from William Clark to Jonathan Clark, 2 September 1792
William Clark writes to his brother Jonathan regarding his activities on recruiting duty in Kentucky and Indiana Territory. He discusses Western affairs, especially regarding Native Americans and military matters. He updates his brother on personal…
Tags: Indiana, Letters, Military, Native Americans, William Clark
Receipt to William Ingram/Ingles, 14 October 1774
Receipt issued to William Ingram/Ingles signed by Josiah Ramsey verifying that he drove cattle for the expedition against the Shawnee.
Tags: livestock, Native Americans, receipts, Shawnee, surveying
Return of the scouts ordered for Jefferson County, ca. 1790
Return of the scouts ordered for Jefferson County, Kentucky. Names, pay, and comments given.
List of arms and ammunitions in Ballard Smith's possession, ca. 1790
List of arms, ammunition, and accoutrements in Ballard Smith's possession.
Payscale for the militia, ca. 1790
Pay scale for the militia by rank and length of service.
Tags: Alexander Scott Bullitt, militia, payscale
Muster roll of scouts employed in Jefferson County, Kentucky, 10 August 1792
Muster roll of scouts employed in Jefferson County, Kentucky, from 8 May to 10 August 1792. Length of service, residence, and marital status are included.
Report on members of the Kentucky Militia regarding missed duty and refusal to perform service, 6 March 1792
Report from a court of inquiry on various members of the Jefferson County Militia regarding missed duty and refusal to perform service.
Report on members of the Kentucky Militia regarding missed duty, 16 September 1791
Report from a court of inquiry on various members of the Jefferson County Militia regarding missed service.
General Charles Scott order, 16 February 1791
Order from General Charles Scott for Jefferson County to furnish sixteen men and rations for them at three specific locations for the defense of the region.
Certificate of scout duty performed by Joseph Applegate, 26 January 1791
Certifcate from Samuel Oldham, a justice of the peace, certifying that Joseph Applegate served 9 days as a scout in place of John Applegate.
Tags: certificate, Military, Native Americans
Notes from a council meeting discussing an expedition against the Wabash and Miami, 17 August 1790
Notes taken from a council meeting, including an extract from a letter from Lieutenant Governor Arthur St. Clair of the Northwest Territory dated 15 July 1790, stating the prospect of peace with the Wabash and Miami Indians isn't likely and that an…
Tags: Expedition, Miami, Military, Native Americans, notes, Wabash
Harry Innes power of attorney, 30 May 1790
Power of Attorney issued by Harry Innes as federal judge for the district of Kentucky authorizing Alexander S. Bullitt as County Lieutenant of Jefferson County to "employ Eight expert and active Woodsmen to act as Scouts within the said County."
Return of scouts in the Louisville area for 1790
"Return of Spies for 1790" listing by name those members of the Jefferson County militia in the Louisville area that served as scouts from June to October, patrolling for possible Native American raiding parties.
Pallas Athena, 1897
Statue of Pallas Athena outside the Parthenon, displayed at the Tennessee Centennial Exposition in Nashville, Tennessee. The statue was twenty-five…