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Collection Reference Number GLC06231
From Archive Folder Documents Relating to 1811 
Title David Hadden to George Hadden describing battles at sea
Date 27 May 1811
Author Hadden, David (fl. 1811)  
Recipient Hadden, George  
Document Type Correspondence
Content Description Describes battle between the American frigate President and the larger British frigate Little Belt. Notes that "The British frigates on this coast are behaving shamefully, as they come to press men out[.]" Also discusses his business travel and giving a letter of introduction to another businessman named Mr. Croskry. Addressed to Hadden in London.
Subjects Letter of Introduction or Recommendation  Maritime  War of 1812  Military History  Impressment  Navy  Battle  
People Hadden, David (fl. 1811)  Hadden, George (fl. 1811)  
Place written New York, New York
Theme Naval & Maritime; Foreign Affairs; War of 1812
Sub-collection The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1493-1859
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859