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Philip and Robert Latham Letter,1813

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Philip and Robert Latham Letter




Kentucky Historical Society. Special Collections & Archives. Frankfort, Kentucky 40601-1931

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Preferred Citation Note

[Identification of item], Philip and Robert Latham Letter, 1813, 90SC39,Library Special Collections and Archives, Kentucky Historical Society, Frankfort.


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Scope and Content

This letter was written from Russellville, October 5, 1813, by the Lathams and Joseph B. Bigger, who were officers of the Sixth Regiment of the Kentucky Volunteer Militia.

The letter was sent to General Richard Hickman, then lieutenant governor of Kentucky. It asked that the Sixth be paid for service under Major General Samuel Hopkins on the Wabash River. The writers noted that all other regiments had been paid and that they should not be penalized for the absence of their paymaster, who was in active service.

Variant Name: General Richard Hickman or Joseph B. Bigger, Letter

Creator's Occupation: Officers, Sixth Regiment, Kentucky Volunteer Militia

County: Logan


  • Latham, Philip -- Correspondence
  • Latham, Robert -- Correspondence
  • Bigger, Joseph -- Correspondence
  • Hickman, Richard -- Correspondence
  • Kentucky. -- Militia. -- Regiment, 6th -- Officers -- Correspondence
  • Kentucky. -- Militia. -- Regiment, 6th -- Pay, allowances, etc.
  • United States -- History -- War of 1812

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