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Collection Reference Number GLC02437.04562
From Archive Folder The Henry Knox Papers [0094] January-March 1790 
Title An act relative to the troops
Date 29 March 1790
Author Knox, Henry (1750-1806)  
Document Type Government document
Content Description Document reads in its entirety: "And be it further enacted. That whenever the said troops shall be formed into separate detachments in such a manner as that the surgeons, and the surgeons mates before mentioned shall be deemed inadequate to the charge of the sick of the said separate detachments, the President of the US shall be and be hereby is empowered to appoint so many assistant surgeons mates, and for such periods as he shall judge the service may require." Date and title from docket.
Subjects Revolutionary War General  Military History  Health and Medical  Law  Government and Civics  President  
People Knox, Henry (1750-1806)  
Theme Government & Politics; The Presidency; Health & Medicine
Sub-collection The Henry Knox Papers
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859