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Collection Reference Number GLC02669.015
From Archive Folder Collection of documents relating to the Bailey family during the War of 1812 
Title Militia gathering with absentees noted
Date 10 October 1808
Author Bailey, Jacob (fl. 1807-1813)  
Document Type Military document
Content Description with child's notes, "Daddy do not be discouraged."
Subjects War of 1812  Children and Family  Military History  
People Bailey, Jacob (fl. 1807-1818)  
Theme War of 1812; Children & Family
Sub-collection The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1493-1859
Additional Information This document is part of a collection relating to to the Bailey family during the War of 1812. Jacob Bailey was a sergeant in the War of 1812.
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859