Letter - William Blount to James Robertson, 1793 October 20

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 8
Letter - William Blount to James Robertson
Letter - William Blount to James Robertson

Transcription

[page 1] Knoxville October 20th 1793 Sir, The Company of the Davison Regiment heretofore called the Independant Troop to be discontinued under that name, and in future to be a Company of mounted Infantry commanded as heretofore by Captain John Gordon equiped with a Firelock, powder horn, shot bag &c. to remain a part of the Regiment of David County to consist of sixty four privates, Six Corporals, six Sergeants and two musicians. It is expected that none will be recieved into this Company but such as will hold themselves generally in Readiness with good horses and arms to pursue or repel hostile Indians at the shortest notice to be in all respects subjects the Militia Law Wm. Blount [to] Brigr. Genl. Robertson [page 2] Governor Blounts' order to Genl. Robertson October 20th 1793

Dates

  • Other: 1793 October 20

Extent

From the Collection: 1.26 Linear Feet (3 Hollinger boxes)

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English

Repository Details

Part of the Vanderbilt University Special Collections Repository

Contact:
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