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Collection Reference Number GLC02978.14
From Archive Folder Documents relating to the defense of Philadelphia 
Title John Fonciu to Robert M. Patterson in French
Date 18 September 1814
Author Fonciu, John (fl. 1814)  
Recipient Patterson, Robert Maskell  
Document Type Correspondence; Military document
Content Description Fonciu, a French officer who had lived in Philadelphia, was Jonathan Williams' chief assistant in the volunteer association of field engineers organized by Philadelphia's Committee of Defence.
Subjects War of 1812  France  Immigration and Migration  Military History  Militia  
People Fonciu, John (fl. 1814)  Patterson, Robert Maskell (1787-1854)  
Place written Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Theme War of 1812; Foreign Affairs
Sub-collection The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1493-1859
Additional Information Jonathan Williams was the chairman of the Committee of Defence.
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859