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Settlements in the County of Washington, this Territory, and of the assembling of great Numbers of Indians at Sanduskey for the de[c]lared purpose of Attacking the Posts - Requesting that he would hold two hundred Mi- litia in Readiness to move, upon Order, at the shortest Notice Also that he would write to the County Lieu- tenants of Westmoreland Fayette & Alleghaney desi- ring of them to make Answers to the Letters which were addressed to them on the 12th. Ult -- as imme- diately as possible.

By the Secretary
General Orders to the Militia
Marietta County of Washington and Territory of the United States North west of the River Ohio Sunday March the 6th. 1791 - Returns of the Militia, with a Report of the Arms Ammunition & State of Defence in the diffe- rent Settlements are to be made to the Secretary of the Territory as immediately as possible. Cormmanding Officers of Counties will apportion the Militia to their several Fortresses and upon the Firing of one Cannon or three Muskets they are instant- ly to repair to their Alarm Posts And all firing of Guns within one Mile of any of the Fortifications (ex- cept for Defence, or the Purpose of Alarm & under proper Authority) is hereby most positively prohi- bited -- without previous Permission from the Officer commanding.

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