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Pennsylvania Militia mss., 1814-1821

Summary Information

Lilly Library (Indiana University, Bloomington)
Lilly Library
Indiana University
1200 E. Seventh St.
Bloomington, IN 47405-5500
Phone: 812-855-2452
Fax: 812-855-3143

Pennsylvania. Militia.

Pennsylvania Militia mss., 1814-1821

Collection No.
LMC 2241

16 items

Materials are in English

Consists of records of the Pennsylvania Militia, primarily during the War of 1812.

Access Restrictions

This collection is open for research.

Scope and Content Note

The collection includes the correspondence, spanning the years 1814 to 1821, of Isaac Morrell, the Major General in 1815 and recorder of the County of Philadelphia in 1819-1821. The 1815 letters concern the payment of troops, while those between 1819 and 1821 refer to commissions to be recorded. The collection also includes estimates of pay, subsistence, forage, and clothing of regiments of militia, light infantry, and volunteers attached to the 2nd and 3rd brigades of Pennsylvania militia from September 1814 to January 1815 and payrolls of companies in the 1st regiment, 1st brigade, 2nd division, the 2nd regiment, and the 32nd regiment of Pennsylvania militia, September - December 1814.

Administrative Information

Acquisition Information
Acquired: 1963
Usage Restrictions
Prior arrangements are not necessary before coming to the Library, however, patrons from out of town are encouraged to communicate with the Library in advance of their visits to ascertain availability of materials.

Photocopying permitted only with permission of the Curator of Manuscripts, Lilly Library.

Preferred Citation
[Item], Pennsylvania Militia mss., Lilly Library, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana.

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