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title:“A Resolution Calling for a Fiscal Accounting from Militia Officers”
authors:George Mason
date written:1780-7-10

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Mason, George. "A Resolution Calling for a Fiscal Accounting from Militia Officers." The Papers of George Mason. Vol. 2. Ed. Robert A. Rutland. Chapel Hill: The University of North Carolina Press, 1970. 639. Print.

A Resolution Calling for a Fiscal Accounting from Militia Officers (July 10, 1780)

[10 July 1780]
Whereas, several county lieutenants and commanding officers of the militia, have receives sums of public money for enlisting soldiers, particularly under an act of Assembly, passed in the year 1778, entitled "an act for speedily recruiting the Virginia regiments, on continental establishment," and have failed to settle or render account thereof,
Resolved, That the auditors be desired to use the most speedy and effectual means for calling such county lieutenants or commanding officers to account, and compelling payment of the balances respectively due from them.

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