War of 1812 collection 1806-1860 War of 1812 collection


War of 1812 collection, 1806-1860

War of 1812 collection 1806-1860 War of 1812 collection

The War of 1812 collection is a miscellaneous collection of approximately 300 single items relating to the War of 1812. The papers cover many aspect of the war on both the American and British sides, including naval and military operations, regimental matters, trade issues, and state and national politics relating to the war.

2.5 linear feet


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Dearborn, Henry, 1751-1829

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Revolutionary officer. From the description of Autograph letter signed : to Capt. Callenden Irvine, 1803 July 8. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270529279 Army officer, U.S. Secretary of War, and U.S. representative from Massachusetts. From the description of Papers, 1800-1814. (Maine Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 70972156 Major general, politician, and statesman. From the description of Papers, 1761-1826. (Unknown). WorldCa...

United States. Navy

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Built and launched at New York Navy Yard; commissioned Nov. 12, 1944; scraped in 1993. Served in World War II, the Korean War and the Vietnam War. From the description of USS Bon Homme Richard (CV/CVA-31) photograph collection 1944-1971. (The Mariners' Museum Library). WorldCat record id: 41657866 The federal government decided in 1941 to send Supply Corps personnel to Harvard Business School for training in the business of equipping the Navy. This was effected by a transfer...

William L. Clements library

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Thomas Amory, the son of Jonathan and Rebecca Amory, was born in Ireland in 1682. In 1685, following his mother's death, Amory moved to South Carolina with his father. In 1696, he traveled to England for his education and, in 1709, moved to the Azores at the behest of French merchant Ozell. Amory stayed in the Azores for several years until leaving for Boston in 1719, where he married Rebecca Holmes in 1721. There, he enjoyed a successful mercantile career until his death in 1728. He and his wif...

United States. War Department

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Marcy served as Secretary of War under James K. Polk, 1845-1849. From the description of William L. Marcy letter : Washington [D.C.], to Col. J.D. Stevenson, New York City, ALS, 1846 June 26. (University of California, Berkeley). WorldCat record id: 43771263 Officer, Second U.S. Cavalry, 1868-1892. From the description of Report of Lieutenant Gustavus C. Doane, 1870 Dec.15. (Montana State University Bozeman Library). WorldCat record id: 43955079 U.S. gov...

Wadsworth, Decius, 1768-1821

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Jackson, Andrew, 1767-1845

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Andrew Jackson (1767-1845) was the seventh President of the United States (1829-1837) as well as a lawyer, general, and legislator. Born in the Carolinas, he served as a courier during the Revolutionary War. He read for the law during his teen years and became a lawyer in Tennessee by 1787. The first U. S. Representative for Tennessee (1796), Jackson was elected to the Senate in 1797, resigned in 1798, and served as a judge on the Tennessee Supreme Court, 1798-1804. He was later ree...

Prevost, George, 1767-1816

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Epithet: Governor of Dominica British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000614.0x000393 Prevost was a lieutenant-general in the British army. Eldest son of Major General Augustin Prevost, born in New York, 1767; colonel commandant 5th Battln., 60th Regt., Sept. 8, 1806; lieutenant general in the Army, June 4, 1811; colonel 16th Regt., Feb. 17, 1814; created a baronet, Dec. 6, 1805; died in Belmon...

United States. Army. Infantry Regiment, 6th

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The 6th regiment was stationed at Greenbush, 1812-1813; Sackett's Harbor, 1814; and Champlain (Plattsburgh), 1815. From the description of Records, 1809-1817. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 145406736 ...

Bainbridge, William, 1774-1833

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Commodore of the U.S. Navy; of Princeton, N.J. From the description of Pay order, 1829 Sept. 1. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70965932 From the description of Receipt, 1829 Apr. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70965933 U.S. Navy officer. From the description of Papers of William Bainbridge, 1804-1828. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71130858 American naval officer From the guide to the William Bainbridge letters and documents, 1807-18...

Larned, Simon, 1753-1817

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Merchant, statesman, and Revolutionary War officer; resident of Massachusetts. From the description of Account books, 1782, 1803-1806, 1832-1839. (New York University, Group Batchload). WorldCat record id: 58759561 ...

Duane, William, 1760-1835

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Philadelphia journalist. From the description of ALS : Washington, D.C., to Alexander James Dallas, 1802 Feb. 2. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122591699 From the description of ALS : Washington, D.C., to Alexander James Dallas, 1802 Feb. 10. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122365132 Journalist. From the description of Letters and article of William Duane, 1800-1832. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71009542 ...

Rodney, C. A. (Caesar Augustus), 1772-1824

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Signer Declaration of Independence. From the description of Autograph letter signed : to Gen. Mason, 1805 Nov. 9. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270656239 Att'y General under Jefferson and Madison. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Wilmington, to Samuel Carsewell, Esq., 1813 July 6. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270656252 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Wilmington, 1822 Sept. 16. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270656278...

Izard, George, 1777-1828

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American general; governor of Arkansas. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Baltimore, to Thomas Jefferson, 1801 Aug. 30. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 269521993 U.S. Army officer, engineer, and Governor of the Arkansas Territory (1825-1828). George Izard was the son of Ralph Izard (1741/2-1894), a U.S. Senator from South Carolina. Born in Richmond, England, George Izard was brought up in Paris and attended schools in Charleston, S.C. and New York and graduate...

Constitution (Frigate)

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U.S.S. Constitution, also known as "Old Ironsides". From the description of Agreement, 1826-1828. (New York University, Group Batchload). WorldCat record id: 58662266 Also known as Old Ironsides; wooden-hulled, three-masted heavy frigate of the United States Navy; Thos. McDonough Esq. Com. New York, 28 Oct. 1824; launched in 1797, Constitution was one of the six original frigates authorized for construction by the Naval Act of 1794; currently a fully commissioned US Navy shi...

Campbell, George W. (George Washington), 1794-1869

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Buchanan, James, 1791-1868

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Epithet: US President British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000471.0x000128 James Buchanan, Jr. (1791-1868) was the 15th President of the United States, serving from 1857–1861. Prior to his presidency, Buchanan represented Pennsylvania in the House of Representatives and later the Senate, and served as Secretary of State under President James K. Polk (1845-1849). Source : About the White Hous...

Madison, James, 1751-1836

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James Madison (1751-1836) was the fourth president of the United States, born in Port Conway, Virginia. He was a member of the Virginia legislature from 1776 to 1780 and from 1784 to 1786, and the Continental Congress from 1780 to 1783. His proposals at and management of the Constitutional Convention in 1787 earned him title "father of the U.S. Constitution." He cooperated with Alexander Hamilton and Jay in writing a series of papers (pub. 1787-88 under title of The Federalist) explaining the ne...

Binney, Amos, 1778-1833

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Col. Amos Binney (1778-1833) was commander of the Charlestown (Mass.) Navy Yard. From the description of Letterbook, 1810-1814. (American Antiquarian Society). WorldCat record id: 191259172 Amos Binney was born in Hull, Massachusetts, on April 15, 1778, and was a descendant of Mayflower passenger Constance Hopkins. He served as lieutenant colonel in the 1st Massachusetts Militia Regiment in the early years of the 19th century, and as navy agent for the port of B...

Varnum, Joseph B. (Joseph Bradley), 1751-1821

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Biddle, James, 1783-1848

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Richard Dale was a naval officer. From the guide to the Richard Dale papers, 1780-1845, 1780-1845, (American Philosophical Society) Biddle inquires of Mr. Irvine whether a Deputy Commissary will be appointed for Philadelphia and mentions the name of Bernard Henry as a possible choice. From the description of AL : Washington, to Callauder Irvine, 1813 Jan. 3. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122591685 Naval officer. From t...

Macomb, Alexander, 1748-1831

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Son of John Gordon and Jane (Gordon) Macomb, born in, July 27, 1748, at Dunturky, Atrium County, Ireland. He spent his youth in Albany, New York., and came to Detroit about 1765 with his brother, William (1751-1796), where they became leading merchants and were fiscal agents fr the British government. In July, 1776, they obtained Grosse Ile from the Native Americans. On May 4, 1773, he married Mary Catherine, daughter of Robert Navarre and Marie Louise (Lootman dit Barrois); they had eleven chil...

Eustis, William, 1753-1825

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Revolutionary War veteran, politician, and secretary of war. From the description of Letter, 1818 Oct. 20. (Filson Historical Society, The). WorldCat record id: 49215753 William Eustis was born in Cambridge, Mass., and graduated from Harvard College in 1772. He served as a surgeon during the American Revolutionary War and in the Massachusetts General Court (1788-1794). Eustis was a U.S. Representative for Massachusetts (1801-1804, 1820-1823), Secretary of War (1809-1813), Am...

Monroe, James, 1758-1831

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James Monroe, fifth president of the United States of America (b. April 28, 1758, Monroe Hall, Virginia-d. July 4, 1831, New York, New York) fought with distinction in the Continental Army, and he practiced law in Fredericksburg, Virginia. As a young politician, he joined the anti-Federalists in the Virginia Convention which ratified the Constitution, and in 1790, an advocate of Jeffersonian policies, he was elected United States Senator. As Minister to France in 1794-1796, Monroe showed strong ...

Tallmadge, Benjamin, 1754-1835

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Tallmadge was an officer in the Revolutionary War and a congressman from Connecticut. From the description of Benjamin Tallmadge collection, 1756-1846. (Princeton University Library). WorldCat record id: 609870436 Continental Army officer and U.S. representative from Connecticut. From the description of Benjamin Tallmadge correspondence, 1781-1782. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70980354 United States representative from Connecticut and army officer. ...

Clay, Green, 1757-1826

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Green Clay was born in Powhaton County, Virginia, and emigrated to Kentucky in 1777. A surveyor, he amassed a vast land estate, settling in Madison County. A Kentucky legislator and soldier, he served as major general in Kentucky Militia during the War of 1812. He raised the siege of Fort Meigs, Ohio, reinforcing the army of General William Henry Harrison. From the description of Green Clay letters received, 1808-1813 [microform]. (Ohio Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 464504...

King, Rufus, 1755-1827

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Americal political leader. From the description of Autograph letter signed : [n.p.], to Mr. Hopkins, 1797 Jul. 27. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270488877 Banker and diplomat who served as delegate to the Continental Congress from Massachusetts and U.S. senator from Massachusetts and New York. From the description of Rufus King papers, 1784-1822. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70980830 Member of the Continental Congress, Signer of the Constitution, Mini...

Russell, Jonathan, 1771-1832

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Epithet: Lieutenant; RN British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000244.0x0001f4 Merchant, diplomat, and U.S. Representative from Massachusetts, Leader of Jeffersonian Party; Charge d'Affaires at Paris (1810), and at London(1811); Minister to Sweden and Norway at Stockholm (1814-18); negotiator at Council of Ghent. From the description of Papers, 1795-1832. (Brown University). WorldCat record id: 122411145 ...

Freeling, Francis, Sir, 1764-1836

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Freeling began his career in the Bristol Post Office and moved to London in 1787. There he held the successive Postal Service positions of surveyor, principal and resident surveyor, joint secretary, and sole secretary. In 1828, baronetcy was conferred on him for his public service. He was elected a fellow of the Society of Antiquaries in 1801 and was one of the original members of the Roxburghe Club, founded in 1812. From the description of Freeling correspondence, 1794-1841. (Unknow...

Meigs, Return Jonathan, 1740-1823

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Loring, Joseph, 1767-1838

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Armistead, George, 1780-1818

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American soldier; the "Hero of Ft. McHenry." From the guide to the George Armistead autographs, 1816, 1817, (The New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division.) ...

President (Frigate)

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Forty-four gun sailing frigate; built 1800, in New York; flagship of Commodore Richard Dale in Mediterranean, 1801-1802; cruised in Mediterranean in 1804-1805; participated in actions against Tripoli in the Barbary; captured by the British 1815 and taken into Royal Navy; broken up at Portsmouth, Eng., 1817. From the description of Journal of the frigate President, 1805 Aug. 6-Sept. (Maine Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 184725599 ...

Hull, William, 1753-1825

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William Hull (1753-1825) was a lawyer and a soldier. He served in the Revolutionary War and afterwards in the U.S. Army where he attained the rank of Brigadier-General. In 1805 he was appointed Governor of the Michigan Territory. In 1812 he was court-martialed and cashiered from the Army because of the failure of his campaign into Canada against the British. Hull succeeded William Wetmore as a trustee of the New England Mississippi Land Company, one of the "Yazoo" companies. The Yazoo companies ...

Pinkney, lieutenant-colonel (Ninian), 1776-1825

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Biddle, Nicholas, 1786-1844

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Writer, politician and financier, of Pennsylvania. From the description of Nicholas Biddle letters, 1817-1840, and undated. (Duke University). WorldCat record id: 34992389 José Francisco Correia da Serra was a Portuguese scholar, naturalist and diplomat. From the guide to the José Francisco Correia da Serra letters, 1810-1823, 1810-1823, (American Philosophical Society) William Clark requested that Nicholas Biddle, scholar, statesman, and financier, writ...

Gallatin, Albert, 1761-1849

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Diplomat and U.S. secretary of the treasury. From the description of Albert Gallatin papers, 1783-1847. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 82919649 Albert Gallatin was a member of the Pennsylvania State House of Representatives (1790-1792), a U.S. Representative for Pennsylvania (1795-1801), Secretary of the Treasury (1801-1814), and Minister Plenipotentiary to France (1815-1823) and Great Britain (1826-1827). From the description of Albert Gallatin letter, 1803 Oct....

Warren, John Borlase, Sir, 1753-1822

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English admiral. From the description of Autograph letters signed (2) and letters signed (5) : Quiberon, Ferral, and at sea, to Sir James Murray-Pulteney, 1800 Aug. 19-Sept. 11. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270659631 John Borlase Warren (1699-1763) was great-grandson of Alice, Lady Borlase (1621-83), whose monument in Paris is described in the journal. One of Warren's granddaughters married into the Vernon family. From the guide to the John Borlase Warren: Jour...