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Collection Reference Number GLC02047
From Archive Folder Documents Relating to 1813 
Title Jacob Brown to George Newbould regarding interest on a bond and military matters
Date 28 December 1813
Author Brown, Jacob (1775-1828)  
Recipient Newbould, George  
Document Type Correspondence; Military document
Content Description General Brown forwards $300 to pay interest on a bond. Notes that his quarters are good and that supplies are coming to his town. Indicates that he is not worried by the enemy forces in the vicinity and welcomes an attack, because it would "give me another chance for acquiring military reputation and of promoting the honor...of my Country." In a postscript, seeks Newbould's candid opinion of the army.
Subjects War of 1812  Military History  Finance  Military Supplies  Global History and Civics  
People Brown, Jacob (1775-1828)  Newbould, George (fl. 1813)  
Place written French Mills, New York
Theme War of 1812; 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