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|Collection Reference Number
|From Archive Folder
|The Henry Knox Papers  May-June 1791
|Certificate for Jacob Rambo
|8 June 1791
|Rambo, Jacob (fl. 1791)
|Partially printed certificate shows Jacob Rambo voluntarily enlisted at Fort Washington in the first regiment of levies to serve for six months. Also shows that Rambo swore an oath of allegiance. These levies were raised from a law signed by President Washington on 3 March 1791 to raise troops on the frontier. The document is signed twice by Rambo using an "X" for his mark. Sworn before and signed by A.E. Outlaw. Fort Washington was near Cincinnati, Ohio.
|Frontiers and Exploration Revolutionary War General Recruitment Military History Oath Government and Civics Northwest Indian War Northwest Territory Westward Expansion
|Rambo, Jacob (fl. 1791
|Fort Washington, Ohio
|Government & Politics; Westward Expansion; Native Americans
|The Henry Knox Papers
|The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
|Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859