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Collection Reference Number GLC02978.05
From Archive Folder Documents relating to the defense of Philadelphia 
Title Provision of Fortifications indispensable to the defense of Philadelphia [French]
Date 31 August 1814
Author Fonciu, John (fl. 1814)  
Document Type Military document
Content Description Fonciu, a French officer who had lived in Philadelphia, was Jonathan Williams' chief assistant in the volunteer association of field engineers organized by Philadelphia's Committee of Defence.
Subjects War of 1812  France  Immigration and Migration  Military History  Global History and Civics  Fortification  Artillery  
People Fonciu, John (fl. 1814)  
Theme War of 1812; Foreign Affairs
Sub-collection The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1493-1859
Additional Information Jonathan Williams was the chairman of the Committee of Defence .
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859