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Collection Reference Number GLC06997.23
From Archive Folder War of 1812: Correspondence and documents on the war, POWs in Canada, behaviour of soldiers, conditions in New Orleans, laying the Tennessee state line and founding of Memphis City. Documents relate to James Winchester, his family and associates 
Title James Winchester to General Glasgow regarding a request for money for himself and his fellow prisoners
Date 29 May 1813
Author Winchester, James (1752-1826)  
Recipient Glasgow, General  
Document Type Correspondence
Content Description The writer requests $1000.00 for himself and his fellow prisoners. States that he delayed this request in the hopes that a treaty would soon be signed and they would be released, but finds that they will need the money unless they are freed immediately.
Subjects War of 1812  Military History  Global History and Civics  Foreign Affairs  Prisoner of War  Canada  Battle  Money  
People Winchester, James (1752-1826)  
Place written Beauport, Quebec
Theme War of 1812; Foreign Affairs; Banking & Economics
Sub-collection The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1493-1859
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859