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and commissioned Henry Kuhn, esquire, Brigade Inspector of
the said Brigade; in the room of the said William Reed.

Ex. Min. (T. McK.) Vol. V.



Thursday, Mar. 25, 1802.
William Reed of the county of Adams, was appointed and
commissioned to be Major General of the fifth division com-



EXECUTIVE MINUTES— 1790-1817. 757

posed of the counties of York and Adams, for the term of
seven years to be computed from the twenty-eighth day of
April one thousand eight hundred.

Ex. Min. (T. M.) Vol. V.



Friday, April 2, 1802.

The Governor appointed and commissioned John Minor, to
be Major General of the twelfth Division of the Militia of
the Commonwealth, composed of the counties of Washington
and Greene for the term of seven years, to be computed from
the twenty-fourth day of April, one thousand eight hundred,
in the room of Major General Taylor, deceased, and

James McClelland, to be Brigadier General, of the second
Brigade in the said twelfth division of Militia, for the term
of seven years to be computed from the sixteenth day of April
one thousand eight hundred, in the room of the said John
Minor, promoted.



Thursday, April 8, 1802.

The Governor this day appointed and commissioned the
following:

John Kelso and Abner Lacock to be Brigadier Generals
of the fourteenth division of the Militia of the commonwealth,
composed of the counties of Armstrong, Crawford, Erie, Ven-
ango* Warren, Mercer, part of Beaver and part of Butler;
for the term of seven years to be computed from the eighth
day of April one thousand eight hundred. The former for
the first and the latter for the second Brigade.

William Clark, Brigade Inspector of the first Brigade and
David Drennan Brigade Inspector of the second Brigade of
the said division, for the term of seven years to be computed
from the said eighth day of April, one thousand eight hun-
dred.

Ex. Min. (T. McK.) Vol. V.



Tuesday, .Tune 1, 1802.
The Governor this day appointed and commissioned John
Shee, esquire, to be Major General of the first Division of the
Militia composed of the City and county of Philadelphia, in the



758 MILITARY ABSTRACTS.

room of Major Creneral Thomas Proctor whose resignation
was accepted, by the Governor on the fourth day of May last.

Ex. Min. (T. McK.) Vol. V.



Wednesday, June 2d, 1802.
The Governor this day appointed and commissioned John
Barker to be Brigadier General, of the first Brigade in the first
Division composed of the Militia of the city of Philadelphia
in the room of General John Shee promoted.

Ex. Min. (T. McK.) Vol. V.



Thursday, June 3d, 1802.
The Governor this day appointed and commissioned Isaac
Worrall to be Brigadier General of the second Brigade in the
first divifiion composed of the Militia of the city and county
of Philadelphia, in the room of Brigadier General Jacob Mor-
gan, whose resigination was received and accepted by the
Governor on the eleventh day of May last.

Ex. Min. (T. McK.) Vol. V.



Friday, June the 5th, 1807.

The Governor this day appointed and commissioned John
Barker, to be Major General of the 1st Division of the Militia
of this Commonwealth composed of the City and County of
Philadelphia.

James Potter to be Major General of the 11th Division com-
posed of the Counties of Mifflin, Huntingdon and Centre and

David Meade to be Major General of the 16th Division
composed of the Militia of the Counties of Beaver, Butler,
Mercer, Crawford, Erie, Venango and Warren.



Saturday, June 6th, 1807.
The Governor this day appointed and Commissioned Jacob
Tritt, to be Major General of the 5th Division composed of
York and Adams Counties.



EXECUTIVE MINUTES— 1790-1817. 759

Robert Johnston to be Major Gc-neral of the 7th Division
composed of the Militia of the Counties of Cumberland and
Franklin.

Benjamin Bind, to be Major General of the 12th Division
composed of the Militia of the Counties of Bedford, Somerset
and Cambria, from this date, and to Continue in office for
the term of four years, to be computed from the 3d day of
August next agreeably to an Act of the General Assembly
passed the 9th day of April, for the regulation of the Militia
of this Commonwealth.

Ex. Min. (T. McK.) Vol. VI.



Tuesday, .Tune 2d 1807.

The Governor this day made the following appointments of
Majors, General of the Militia of this Commonwealth.

.Joseph Heister to be Major General of the sixth Division of
Militia composed of Berks and Dauphin Counties.

.John htiester to be Major General of the third Division of
the Militia composed of the Counties of Chester and Delaware.

Presley Neville to be Major General of the 15th Division ol
Militia composed of the Counties of Allegany, Armstrong and
Indiana to commence with this date and to continue in Office
for the term of four years, to be computed from the 3rd day
of August next, agreeably to the Act of General Assembly,
passed the 9th day of April last, for the regulation of the
Militia of this Commonwealth.



Wednesday. June 3d, 1807.

The Governor this day appointed and commissioned Francis
Swaine lo be Major General of the second Division of the
Militia composed of the Counties of Bucks and Montgomery.

Thomas Boude lo be Major General of the fourth Division
of Militia composed of the County of J^ncaster, and Ephraim
Douglass to be Major General of the 13th Division of Militia
composed of the Counties of Westmoreland and Fayette from
this day and for and during four years, to be computed from
the third day of August next agreeably to an Act of the
Genera. Assembly, passed the 9th day of April last for the
regulation of the Militia of this Commonwealth.



760 MILITARY ABSTRACTS.

Thursday, June the 4th 1807.

The Governor this day appointed and commissioned Wm.
Wilson to be Major General of the 9th Division of the Militia
of the Commonwealth composed of the Counties of North-
umberland and Luzerne.

William Hepburn to be Major General of the 10th Division
composed of the Militia of the Counties of Lycoming, Tioga,
Potter, Jefferson, McKean and Clearfield Counties, And

Johni Hamilton to be Major General of the 14th Division
composed of the Counties of Washington and Greene, from
this date, and to continue in Office for the term of four years
to be computed from the third day of August next, agreeably
to an Act of the General Assembly passed the 9th day of April
last f r the regulation of the Militia of this Commonwealth.

Ex. Min. (T. McK.) Vol. VI.



Wednesday, April 23rd, 1806.

Bonds executed by the following named persons, condi-
tioned for the faithful performance of the duties of their re-
spective offices according to law, were then approved as afore-
said.

Of Frederick Foering as Brigade Inspector of the 2nd Bri-
gade of the first Division of the Militia composed of the city
and county of Philadelphia.



Thursday, May 1st 1806.
The Governor this day appointed and commissioned Michael
Slagle to be Brigade Inspector of the second Brigade of the
5th Division of Militia composed of the counties of York and
Adams, for seven years, to be computed from the 25th day of
\pril, 1800, in the room of John McGinley, whose resignation
of that office, the Governor has accepted.



Monday, March 9th 1807.
The resgination of William Findlay, esquire, of his office as
Brigade Inspector of the second Brigade of the seventh Di-
vision of Militia, composed of Cumberland and Franklin coun-
ties, was received and accepted by the Governor.



EXECUTIVE MINUTES— 1790-1817. 761

Friday, May 1st 1807.
Mahlou Dickerson was this day appointed and commission-
ed Adjutant General of the Militia of the Commonwealth of
Pennsylvania for and until the third day of August next, and
lor the term of four years from and after the said 3d day of
August next.



Monday, June 1st 1807.
The Governor this day appointed and commissioned Thomas
Craig to be Major General of the 8th Division of Militia, com-
posed of the Counties of Northampton and Wayne, from this
date and for the term of four years to be computed from the
third day of August next, agreeably to the Act of General
Assembly, passed the 9th of April last for the regulation
of the Militia of this Commonwealth.

Ex. Min. (T. McK.) Vol. VI.



Tuesday, January 14th 1806.
The resignation of Henry Kuhn, of his office of Brigade
Inspector of the second Brigade of the 5th Division of Mili-
tia, composed of the county of Adams and part of York, was
this day received and accepted by the Governor.



Wednesday, January 15th 1806.
John McGinley, was this day appointed and commissioned
by the Governor, to be Brigade Inspector of the second Brigade
of the 5th Division, composed of the Militia of the counties
of Adams and part of the county of York, in the room of Henry
Kuhn, whose resignation was this day accepted by the Gov-
ernor.



Saturday, March 1st 1806.

The Governor this day appointed and commissioned the
following named Gentlemen to the offices annexed their names.

Jacob Kline to be Brigadier General of the second Brigade
of the fourth Division of Militia, composed of the county of
Lancaster for the term of seven years, to be computed from
the sixth day ol May 1800.

John Richards to be Brigade Inspector of the 1st Brigade



762 MILITARY ABSTRACTS.

of the seconrl Division of Militia, composed of the counties of
Bucks and Montgomery, for the term of seven years, to be
computed from the 25th of April ISO'O.



Monday, April 21st 1806.

The following appointments were this day made by the
Governor and the gentlemen were commissioned accordingly.

Amos Slaymaker, to be Brigade Inspector of the Militia of
the second Brigade of the fourth Division composed of the
county of Lancaster, in the room and stead of Joseph Lefevre,
resigned.

Frederick Foering to be Brigade Inspector of the second
Brigade of the first Division of the Militia composed of the
city and county of Philadelphia, in the room of Frederick Wol-
bert, removeu from office by a supersedeas.

Ex. Min. (T. McK.) Vol. VI.



Saturday, October 27th 1804.
The Governor this day received and accepted the resigna-
tion of Joseph Hart esquire, of Brigade Inspector of the second
Brigade of the second division composed of the Militia of the
counties of Montgomery and Bucks.



Thursday, November 1st 1804.
The Governor this day appointed and commissioned John
McMasters, to be Brigade Inspector of the second Brigade of
the second division composed of the Militia of Bucks and
Montgomery in the room of Joseph Hart, elected a member
of the Senate.



Saturday, June 1st, 1805.
The Governor this day received and accepted the resignation
of George Guthrie, of his office of Brigade Inspector of the
Militia of the second Brigade of the 10th Division composed
of the Counties of Huntingdon, Mifflin and Centre.



EXECUTIVE MINUTES— 1790-1817. 76S

Tuesday, October 15th 1805.

The Governor appointed and commissioned the following
named Gentlemen to the offices annexed to their names re-
spectively.

William Henderson to be Brigade Inspector of the second
Brigade in the tenth division of Militia, composed of the
counties of Mifflin, Huntingdon and Centre, in the room of
George Guthrie, whose commission has been superseded and
annulle


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