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Collection Reference Number GLC03540.02
From Archive Folder Documents Relating to 1812 
Title Instructions for Major Foot on his Command to and at Gravelly Point
Date 2 November 1812
Author Doose, Henry S. (fl. 1812)  
Recipient Foot, Major  
Document Type Military document
Content Description Instructs Foot to go to Cape Vincent, New York, and take command there. Because the British post there is "considered as a strong Pickett" he is "not permitted to make predatory incursions into the enemy's territory." He can attack if the British are sighted on the eastern shores of Grand Isle. He is to keep a vigilant watch and forward intelligence.
Subjects Military History  War of 1812  Global History and Civics  
People Doose, Henry S. (fl. 1812)  Foot, Major (fl. 1812)  
Place written Sackets Harbor, New York
Theme 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
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