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Collection Reference Number GLC01248
From Archive Folder Documents Relating to 1811 
Title Gerry Elbridge to James Monroe praising a message written by President James Madison regarding the War of 1812
Date 14 November 1811
Author Gerry, Elbridge (1744-1814)  
Recipient Monroe, James  
Document Type Correspondence
Content Description Praises a message written by President James Madison, possibly pertaining to hostilities with England precipitating the War of 1812, as "firm, cool, candid, judicious & dignified - it is entitled to the resolute support of every friend to his Country, by every mean [sic], civil & military." In a postscript, thanks Monroe for a letter he wrote and agrees with his ideas on "men & measures."
Subjects War of 1812  Military History  President  Global History and Civics  
People Gerry, Elbridge (1744-1814)  Monroe, James (1758-1831)  Madison, James (1751-1836)  
Place written Cambridge, Massachusetts
Theme The Presidency; War of 1812; Government & Politics; 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