Appointment of Captain Worthington, Illinois Battalion06916_2003_001

This document is the appointment paper for Captain Edward Worthington. It was signed by Thomas Jefferson and provides instructions to Worthington to proceed to recruit men for the infantry of his battalion. Specific information on the bounty paid and clothing provided, the land allotment each recruit is entitled to after the war, and pension provided for recruits disabled through their service is also provided (ARC 601154).

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