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Collection Reference Number GLC00529.03
From Archive Folder Documents Relating to 1812 
Title John Quincy Adams to William Plumer regarding his opposition to the War of 1812
Date 13 May 1812
Author Adams, John Quincy (1767-1848)  
Recipient Plumer, William (1759-1850)  
Document Type Correspondence
Content Description Discusses his isolation and the lack of fresh news, his criticisms the writings of a man named Walsh (probably Robert Walsh), his opposition to War of 1812, and his inability to write openly because his letters are opened and read in transit. Adams was then minister to St. Petersburg. Plumer was then Governor of New Hampshire. Document paginated 285-88 at top center.
Subjects War of 1812  President  Military History  Spying  Global History and Civics  Journalism  Diplomacy  Government and Civics  
People Adams, John Quincy (1767-1848)  Plumer, William (1759-1850)  Walsh, Robert (1784-1859  
Place written St. Petersburg, Russia
Theme War of 1812; The Presidency; Foreign Affairs; Government & Politics
Sub-collection The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1493-1859
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859
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