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Collection Reference Number GLC01450.703
From Archive Folder Documents Relating to 1814 
Title Caleb Strong to General Brooks on events in Belfast, Maine
Date 19 September 1814
Author Strong, Caleb (1745-1819)  
Recipient Brooks, Micah  
Document Type Correspondence; Military document
Content Description The recipient was probably Micah Brooks. Explains that the government will not be able to grant the request of the Selectmen of Belfast to send troops to expel the British from Fort Castine on the Penobscot Bay, which they recently came to occupy. He does not think it wise to keep troops in Belfast, Maine, where the former defenders of Castine will go if no reinforcements are forthcoming.
Subjects War of 1812  Global History and Civics  Canada  Military History  
People Strong, Caleb (1745-1819)  Brooks, Micah (1775-1857)  
Place written Boston, Massachusetts
Theme War of 1812; Foreign Affairs
Sub-collection The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1493-1859
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859