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Collection Reference Number GLC02437.05349
From Archive Folder The Henry Knox Papers [0107] March 1792 
Title Caleb Swan to James Wilkinson on the payment of militia in Ohio
Date 11 March 1792
Author Swan, Caleb (1758-1809)  
Recipient Wilkinson, James  
Document Type Correspondence; Military document
Content Description Written from Fort Washington, present-day Cincinnati, Ohio. Writes that he went to Kentucky to "pay off the militia of that district who served in General [Arthur] St. Clair's expedition against the Indians in 1791," as he was instructed to do. Explains how much he paid, and to how many militiamen. Believes the unpaid may apply at Fort Washington. Also explains that he advanced money to "Lewis," who was wounded and distressed; reminds Wilkinson that he authorized Swan to do so. Encloses two letters (not present).
Subjects American Indian History  Northwest Indian War  Frontiers and Exploration  Military History  Northwest Territory  Westward Expansion  Militia  Soldier's Pay  Finance  Government and Civics  Injury or Wound  Health and Medical  
People Swan, Caleb (1758-1809)  Wilkinson, James (1757-1825)  St. Clair, Arthur (1737-1818)  Knox, Henry (1750-1806)  
Place written Cincinnati, Ohio
Theme Government & Politics; Westward Expansion; Native Americans; Health & Medicine
Sub-collection The Henry Knox Papers
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859