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|Collection Reference Number
|From Archive Folder
|Documents Relating to 1814
|Caleb Strong to General Brooks on events in Belfast, Maine
|19 September 1814
|Strong, Caleb (1745-1819)
|Correspondence; Military document
|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.
|War of 1812 Global History and Civics Canada Military History
|Strong, Caleb (1745-1819) Brooks, Micah (1775-1857)
|War of 1812; Foreign Affairs
|The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1493-1859
|The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
|Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859