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Collection Reference Number GLC06313.04.042
From Archive Folder Aaron Hobart Collection 
Title John Wilson to Aaron Hobart regarding the Treaty of Ghent
Date 22 February 1815
Author Wilson, John (1777-1848)  
Recipient Hobart, Aaron  
Document Type Correspondence
Content Description Informs Hobart of President Madison's approval of the Treaty of Ghent, ending the War of 1812.. Shares his insight on the war by stating that "we have ... not obtained Peace by War,... but have lost much of that we possessed".
Subjects Peace  American Statesmen  Politics  Government and Civics  War of 1812  Treaty  Global History and Civics  Foreign Affairs  President  
People Wilson, John (1777-1848)  Hobart, Aaron (1787-1858)  
Place written Washington, D.C.
Theme Foreign Affairs; War of 1812; The Presidency; Government & Politics
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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