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Collection Reference Number GLC05783
From Archive Folder Documents Relating to 1814 
Title E. J. Harrison to William Harrison with news of the surrender of Washington, D.C. to the British
Date 30 August 1814
Author Harrison, E. J. (fl. 1814)  
Recipient Harrison, William Henry  
Document Type Correspondence
Content Description During the War of 1812, a soldier writes to his father with news of the British attack on Washington, D.C. and the shameful behavior of Americans who surrendered.
Subjects Military History  War of 1812  Global History and Civics  Foreign Affairs  Washington, D.C.  Surrender  
People Harrison, H. (fl. 1814)  Harrison, William (fl. 1814)  
Place written Richmond, Virginia
Theme War of 1812; Foreign Affairs
Sub-collection The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1493-1859
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859
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