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Collection Reference Number GLC07721
From Archive Folder Documents Relating to 1814 
Title Phebe Morris to Anthony Morris re: War of 1812
Date 12 November 1814
Author Morris, Phebe (fl. 1814)  
Recipient Morris, Anthony  
Document Type Correspondence
Content Description Terms offered by nation Britain have "contributed more than any circumstance whatever to unite all parties in the resolution of repelling unitedly, the enemy;" burning of the White House: "It would have shocked you my dear papa to have heard how many persons rejoiced in the barbarous and wanton destruction committed at is actually true that Admiral Cockburn placed himself in the chair of the House of Representatives and deliberately took the votes of 'to burn or not to burn.'"
Subjects Woman Author  Women's History  War of 1812  Global History and Civics  Foreign Affairs  Diplomacy  White House  Washington, D.C.  Wartime Pillaging and Destruction  Military History  Navy  Congress  
Place written Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Theme War of 1812; Women in American History
Sub-collection The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1493-1859
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859