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Paymaster General records

 Series
Identifier: 09.07

Dates

  • 1856-1879

Language of Materials

English

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No special restrictions unless otherwise specified.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright is in the public domain unless otherwise specified. We reserve the right to restrict reproduction of materials due to preservation concerns.

Biographical / Historical

Office of Paymaster General established March 6, 1856 pursuant to “Act to Regulate the Militia (C#00210, Acts & Resolves of the General Assembly, 1856, Vol. 51 #83). Jabez Comstock Knight (1813 - 1900) of Providence appointed first Paymaster General with the rank of Colonel. 1879 jutant General assumed duties of the office by public Law 1879, Chapter 760 approved April 4.

Extent

10.12 Cubic Feet

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Repository Details

Part of the Rhode Island State Archives Repository

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