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Collection Reference Number GLC06997.38
From Archive Folder War of 1812: Correspondence and documents on the war, POWs in Canada, behaviour of soldiers, conditions in New Orleans, laying the Tennessee state line and founding of Memphis City. Documents relate to James Winchester, his family and associates 
Title Christopher Van Deventer to James Winchester appealing for funds on behalf of the non-commissioned officers, and news of the outside world
Date 13 February 1813
Author Van Deventer, Christopher (1788-1838)  
Recipient Winchester, James  
Document Type Correspondence
Content Description Appeals for funds on behalf of the non-commissioned officers. Also asks for news, since "a 'death like silence' reigns here." Sends respects to Winchester's fellow officers, concluding, "I quiet the rising perturbations of youth when I place before me the stoicism of your noble examples…. 'quem fors dierum cunque dabit, […]uero appone! - Hor[ace]-' "
Subjects War of 1812  Military History  Global History and Civics  Foreign Affairs  Prisoner of War  Canada  Battle  
People Winchester, James (1752-1826)  Van Deventer, Christopher (1788-1838)  
Place written Quebec Prison
Theme War of 1812; Foreign Affairs; Health & Medicine; Banking & Economics
Sub-collection The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1493-1859
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859