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Collection Reference Number GLC07547
From Archive Folder Documents Relating to 1814 
Title Andrew Jackson to William Blount regarding the war of 1812
Date 27 August 1814
Author Jackson, Andrew (1767-1845)  
Recipient Blount, William  
Document Type Correspondence
Content Description "The enemy expect to overrun... Louisiana before a force can be collected to stop them...every exertion must be made to have by draft & voluntary servic[e] the whole in the field or rest assured all is lost and never will be regained but with oceans of blood."
Subjects War of 1812  President  Military History  Global History and Civics  Foreign Affairs  Battle of New Orleans  Recruitment  Conscription  
People Jackson, Andrew (1767-1845)  Blount, William (1749-1800)  
Theme War of 1812; The Presidency
Sub-collection The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1493-1859
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859
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