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Collection Reference Number GLC01043.06
From Archive Folder Documents Relating to 1830 
Title R. Jones to nearest relatives of Eleazor D. Wood, requesting a copy of the brevet commissions conferred during the 1812 war to Eleazor Wood
Date 2 August 1830
Author Jones, R. (fl. 1830)  
Document Type Correspondence; Military document
Content Description Circular letter from the Adjutant General's Office signed by Jones as aide-de-camp. Requests a copy of the brevet commissions conferred by president Madison during the War of 1812. Wood had been brevetted lieutenant colonel on 19 August 1814 (see GLC01043.05). Handwritten note at the bottom of the letter indicates the intended recipients.
Subjects War of 1812  Military History  
People Jones, R. (fl. 1830)  Wood, Eleazor D. (1783-1814)  
Place written Washington, D.C.
Theme War of 1812; Government & Politics; Children & Family
Sub-collection The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1493-1859
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859
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