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Page 4 - ... service of the militia who come in, you cannot tell how, go, you cannot tell when, and act, you cannot tell where, consume your provisions, exhaust your stores, and leave you at last at a critical moment?
Page 11 - ... in any point where they may be wanted, and will give time for raising regular forces after the necessity of them shall become certain...
Page 11 - In the mean time, you will consider whether it would not be expedient, for a state of peace as well as of war, so to organize or class the militia as would enable us, on any sudden emergency, to call for the services of the [younger portions, unencumbered with the old and those having families.