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|Collection Reference Number
|From Archive Folder
|Documents Relating to 1813
|Charity Addams to John P. Addams discussing family news, religion and events in the War of 1812
|22 October 1813
|Addams, Charity (fl. 1813)
|Addams, John P.
|Wishes her brother success in his determined effort to "preach the Gospel to the poor" and relays family news. Comments on the soldiers quartering on their farm during the War of 1812, and the damage they caused and paid for. Discusses celebrations surrounding the election of the governor and secretary of state, remarking that "it seemed as if peace began to dawn." Reports alarm in Plattsburgh, New York. Comments on a boating accident. Notes that their brother Charles Addams came home and went to a camp meeting in Plattsburgh. Relates other news, much of it pertaining to religion.
|Religion War of 1812 Women's History Charity and Philanthropy Military History Wartime Pillaging and Destruction Finance Holidays and Celebrations Election Government and Civics Disaster
|Addams, Charity (fl. 1813) Addams, John P. (fl. 1813)
|Women in American History; Agriculture; War of 1812; Children & Family; Religion; Government & Politics
|The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1493-1859
|The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
|Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859