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Collection Reference Number GLC07185
From Archive Folder Documents Relating to 1815 
Title Pierce Butler to James Monroe [?] regarding the recovery of his slaves and request for claims from war
Date 23 June 1815
Author Butler, Pierce (1744-1822)  
Recipient Monroe, James  
Document Type Correspondence; Business and financial document
Content Description War of 1812-related. Butler asks the recipient's opinion on recovery of "property in Negroes" in the first article of a treaty. He estimates his loss of slaves "causes a reduction of Income, yearly, of Sixteen Thousand Dollrs." Remnants of tape adhesive staining on margin.
Subjects War of 1812  Military History  Global History and Civics  Foreign Affairs  Slavery  African American History  Treaty  
People Butler, Pierce (1744-1822)  
Place written Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Theme War of 1812; Slavery & Abolition; African Americans; Foreign Affairs; Agriculture
Sub-collection The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1493-1859
Additional Information Signer of the U.S. Constitution.
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859