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Collection Reference Number GLC06997.27
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 F. H. Cranston to Mayor Thomas Aspinwall Davis
Date 5 July 1813
Author Cranston, F.H (fl. 1813)  
Recipient Davis, Thomas Aspinwall  
Document Type Correspondence
Content Description The writer explains the circumstances of his capture. It appears that British vessels were mistaken for American ones.
Subjects War of 1812  Military History  Global History and Civics  Foreign Affairs  Prisoner of War  Canada  Battle  
People Davis, Thomas Aspinwall (1798-1845)  Cranston, F. H. (fl. 1813)  
Place written Beauport, Quebec
Theme War of 1812; Foreign Affairs; Naval & Maritime
Sub-collection The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1493-1859
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859