Lilly Library Manuscript Collections


The Pennsylvania Militia mss., 1814-1821, are primarily War of 1812 records of that militia. They consist of:

Correspondence, 1815-1821, of Isaac Morrell, Major General in 1815 and recorder of the County of Philadelphia in 1819- 1821. The 1815 letters are concerned with money to pay troops. Those for 1819-1821 refer to commissions to be recorded.

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.

Payrolls of companies in the 1st regiment, 1st brigade, 2nd division, the 2nd regiment, and the 32nd regiment of Pennsylvania militia, September-December 1814.

Most of the material in this collection is in an oversize folder.

Collection size: 16 items

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