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Collection Reference Number GLC06313.04.040
From Archive Folder Aaron Hobart Collection 
Title John Wilson to Aaron Hobart discussing domestic affairs and politics
Date 11 January 1815
Author Wilson, John (1777-1848)  
Recipient Hobart, Aaron  
Document Type Correspondence
Content Description Sends his condolence to Hobart for the death of his child, as well as his congratulations for "Sister M. on the birth." Discusses political matters of the day, commenting on the correspondence of John Quincy Adams, Albert Gallatin, and J.A. Bayard, who were negotiating the Treaty of Ghent to end the War of 1812. Discusses a bank bill.
Subjects American Statesmen  Politics  Government and Civics  Women's History  Death  Children and Family  War of 1812  Treaty  Global History and Civics  Foreign Affairs  
People Wilson, John (1777-1848)  Hobart, Aaron (1787-1858)  Adams, John Quincy (1767-1848)  Gallatin, Bayard (fl. 1815)  Clay, Buford (fl. 1815)  Hobart, Maria (fl. 1813-1818)  
Place written Washington, D.C.
Theme War of 1812; Foreign Affairs; The Presidency; Banking & Economics; Children & Family; Women in American History; Health & Medicine
Sub-collection The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1493-1859
Additional Information John Wilson was a Massachusetts congressman, elected as a federalist to the Thirteenth Congress (March 4, 1813-March 3, 1815)and the Fifteenth Congress (March 4, 1817-March 3, 1819).
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859
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