1809.023: Regimental Orders of May 1809.

Published: 1809

Full Title: Regimental orders … Geo. W. Smith, It. gov. May 24, 1809.

Author: Smith, George William (1762-1811), lieutenant governor.

Place Issued: Richmond

Issuing Press: Samuel Pleasants

Description: 1 sheet [1 pg.; 21 cm. x 20 cm. (broadside).


Formal orders, issued by the lieutenant governor in the absence of the governor, John Tyler, dismissing the 10,198 militia requisitioned by the President in October 1808 (see 1808.021). Sheet lacks colophon; printing such items was the responsibility of the public printer, then Samuel Pleasants, so the attribution here; he also printed the documents leading to this one.

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