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Collection Reference Number GLC02342
From Archive Folder Documents Relating to 1792 
Title Act for making farther and more effectual provision for the protection of the frontiers of the United States
Date 5 March 1792
Author Jefferson, Thomas (1743-1826)  
Document Type Military document
Content Description Signed by Jefferson as Secretary of State. Decided at the first session of the second Congress held at the city of Philadelphia on 24 October 1791. Lists the salaries and allowances for officers and recruits. Mentions employing Indians for compensation. Printed with names of Jonathan Trumbull as the Speaker of the House, John Adams as the Vice-President, and George Washington as the President.
Subjects American Indian History  Rebellion  Law  Government and Civics  Frontiers and Exploration  Military History  Soldier's Pay  Congress  Recruitment  
People Jefferson, Thomas (1743-1826)  Adams, John (1735-1826)  Trumbull, Jonathan (1740-1809)  Washington, George (1732-1799)  
Place written Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Theme Native Americans; Government & Politics
Sub-collection The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1493-1859
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859