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Collection Reference Number GLC02978.26
From Archive Folder Documents relating to the defense of Philadelphia 
Title List of individuals in Philadelphia's volunteer association of field engineers
Date ca. October 1814
Document Type Military document
Content Description Jonathan Williams, the chairman Philadelphia's Committee of Defence, had a partial list of member names and requested that Robert M. Patterson make a list at a group meeting (see GLC02978.22). The engineers at that meeting resolved to have a list drawn up (see GLC02978.23 and GLC02978.24). This is probably the list made by the members.
Subjects War of 1812  Military History  Fortification  
People Patterson, Robert Maskell (1787-1854)  
Theme War of 1812; Naval & Maritime
Sub-collection The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1493-1859
Additional Information Robert M. Patterson was a professor of natural and experimental philosophy at the University of Pennsylvania, and was the chief engineer of the Corps of Field Engineers.
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859
Related documents At a Meeting of the General Committee for the City of Philadelphia and the Districts adjoining  Letter from Jonathan Williams to Robert M. Patterson regarding the volunteer association of field engineers  Notice of a meeting for members of the volunteer association of field engineers