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Collection Reference Number GLC00639.32
From Archive Folder Documents Relating to 1814 
Title Certification of the signing of the Treaty of Ghent
Date 24 December 1814
Author Gambier, James Gambier, Baron (1756-1833)  
Document Type Legal document; Military document
Content Description co-signed by Henry Goulburn and William Adams. Certification made by the British signers of the peace treaty that ended the War of 1812. Indicates that Secretary of Legation Christopher Hughes will deliver the treaty to the United States. Gambier was an admiral in the British Navy, Goulburn was undersecretary of the colonial office, and Adams was an admiralty lawyer.
Subjects War of 1812  Military History  Treaty  Global History and Civics  Diplomacy  Government and Civics  
People Gambier, James Gambier, Baron (1756-1833)  Goulburn, Henry (1784-1856)  Adams, William (1772-1851)    
Place written Ghent, Belgium
Theme War of 1812; Foreign Affairs; Government & Politics
Sub-collection The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1493-1859
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859