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Collection Reference Number GLC03107.04513
From Archive Folder The Livingston Family Papers [105] 1813 
Title J. W. Patterson to Walter Patterson regarding military service
Date 6 January 1813
Author Patterson, J.W. (fl. 1812-1816)  
Recipient Patterson, Walter  
Document Type Correspondence
Content Description J.W. writes that his military service might bring him to Albany, and he discusses his concerns about maintaining his family in his absence. Docketed on address leaf.
Subjects Military Service  Children and Family  Military History  Travel  War of 1812  
People Patterson, J.W. (fl. 1812)  Patterson, Walter (fl. 1803-1830)  
Place written New York, New York
Theme Children & Family; War of 1812
Sub-collection The Livingston Family Papers
Additional Information Walter Patterson was a member of the New York State Assembly in 1818, and was elected as a Federalist to the 17th United States Congress, holding office from 1821 to 1823. He was the Supervisor of the Town of Livingston from 1826 to 1828 and was an associate judge of the Columbia County Court from 1826 to 1830. His birth and death dates are unknown.
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859