1796.008: Acts of Assembly and Congress regulating the Militia.

Published: 1796

Full Title: Act of the Commonwealth of Virginia, for regulating the militia; together with the acts of the Congress of the United States, more effectually to provide for the national defence by establishing an uniform militia throughout the United States--and for calling forth the militia to execute the laws of the union, suppress insurrections, and repel invasions.

Author: Virginia. General Assembly.

Place Issued: Richmond

Issuing Press: Augustine Davis

Description: 36 + 28 pgs.; 19 cm. (8vo).


Davis was ordered to print 1800 copies of these compiled laws in March 1796. First part (36 pgs.) contains act of November 1795 Assembly reorganizing the state militia; the second part (28 pgs.) contains the acts of Congress impinging that reorganization, which was also issued separately as Rules and Articles for Government of Troops Raised (1796.009).

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