A BILL, ENTITLED, AN ACT MORE EFFECTUALLY TO PROVIDE FOR THE NATIONAL DEFENCE, BY ESTABLISHING AN UNIFORM MILITIA THROUGHOUT THE UNITED STATES. Maryland.

A BILL, ENTITLED, AN ACT MORE EFFECTUALLY TO PROVIDE FOR THE NATIONAL DEFENCE, BY ESTABLISHING AN UNIFORM MILITIA THROUGHOUT THE UNITED STATES.

[Annapolis: 1793]. Folio sheet, folded to 8-1/2" x 13-1/4". [4] pp. Caption title as issued. Old folds, some foxing along folds and margins, else Very Good. Docketed in manuscript on blank portion of last page: "Negatived by the Senate- Nov. 1793."

The Bill, which failed to pass the Maryland legislature, provided for a census, registration, and enrollment in the militia of "every free white male citizen, of the age of eighteen and under the age of forty-five years." Medical exemptions and substitutions are permitted. We have not located a record of this rare imprint.
Not located in Evans [see Evans 25760 for a related item], Shipton & Mooney, Bristol, or the online sites of ESTC, OCLC, AAS, U MD, Johns Hopkins as of November 2019. Item #35813

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