George Washington Papers

To George Washington from Thomas Mifflin, 12 September 1794

From Thomas Mifflin

Philadelphia: 12th Septr 1794


The Secretary of the Treasury, on behalf of the Secretary at War, has communicated to me, your request, that I would immediately cause the quota of the Militia of this State to be assembled, for the purpose expressed in your requisition of the 7th ultimo.1

It is only necessary to assure you, that I shall comply with the utmost dispatch and alacrity.2 I am, Sir, with perfect respect, Your most obedient humble servant

Tho. Mifflin

Df, PHarH: Executive Correspondence, 1790-99; LB, PHarH: Executive Letterbooks.

1See Alexander Hamilton to Mifflin, 9 Sept. (Hamilton Papers description begins Harold C. Syrett et al., eds. The Papers of Alexander Hamilton. 27 vols. New York, 1961–87. description ends , 17:210-11), and Proclamation, 7 August.

2A printed copy of Pennsylvania adjutant general Josiah Harmar’s general orders for assembling the Pennsylvania militia at Carlisle, dated 11 Sept., is in PHarH: Executive Correspondence, 1790-99.

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