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Collection Reference Number GLC02538
From Archive Folder Documents Relating to 1813 
Title James Madison to Henry Dearborn on plans for the war against the British
Date 20 September 1813
Author Madison, James (1751-1836)  
Recipient Dearborn, Henry  
Document Type Correspondence
Content Description President Madison writes to General Dearborn, commander of the United States army during the War of 1812, to discuss war plans and British policy. He also mentions problems with Massachusetts Governor Caleb Strong, who had refused to call out the state militia to support the war. Number 142 appears on the top of p. 1. Attached to booklet which also contains an engraving of Madison by H.E. Hall and Sons in New York.
Subjects President  War of 1812  Military History  Global History and Civics  Government and Civics  Militia  
People Madison, James (1751-1836)  Dearborn, Henry (1751-1829)  Strong, Caleb (1745-1819)  
Place written Washington, D.C.
Theme War of 1812; Foreign Affairs; Government & Politics
Sub-collection The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1493-1859
Additional Information Signer of the U.S. Constitution.
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859