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Collection Reference Number GLC01043.01
From Archive Folder Documents Relating to 1812 
Title Elezaor D. Wood to Mary Wood discussing her future education and his own future as a soldier
Date 30 November 1812
Author Wood, Eleazor D. (1783-1814)  
Recipient Wood, Mary  
Document Type Correspondence
Content Description Writes to his sister about his orders to see General William Henry Harrison at Detroit. Urges her to take an educational opportunity and discusses the benefits education would bring her. Notes that the time has come for him to be tested as a soldier (in the War of 1812).
Subjects War of 1812  Military History  Women's History  Education  Soldier's Letter  
People Wood, Eleazor D. (1783-1814)  Wood, Mary (fl. 1812)  
Place written New York
Theme Women in American History; Education; War of 1812; Children & Family
Sub-collection The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1493-1859
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859