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Collection Reference Number GLC01450.718.08
From Archive Folder Documents Relating to 1812 
Title Jacob Brown to Christopher P. Bellinger on the need for correct naval preparation
Date 29 June 1812
Author Brown, Jacob (1775-1828)  
Recipient Bellinger, Christopher P.  
Document Type Correspondence; Military document
Content Description Near the beginning of the War of 1812, advises Colonel Bellinger that they should be more prepared before they attack the vessels Bellinger mentioned previously. Concludes with an exhortation: "Let us do my dear Coll. what our Country expects of us - be prepard [sic] to defend our Country at any moment."
Subjects War of 1812  Navy  Maritime  Patriotism  Military History  
People Brown, Jacob (1775-1828)  Bellinger, Christopher P. (1770-1837)  
Place written Brownville, New York
Theme War of 1812; 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