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Collection Reference Number GLC02978.07
From Archive Folder Documents relating to the defense of Philadelphia 
Title Request for Dr. Robert M. Patterson to continue building a fortification
Date 3 September 1814
Author Williams, Jonathan (1750-1815)  
Recipient Patterson, Robert Maskell  
Document Type Military document
Content Description Asks Patterson, the chief engineer of the Corps of Field Engineers, to "direct & continue the operations on the heights next of Schuylkill [River] without delay.
Subjects War of 1812  Military History  Fortification  Artillery  
People Williams, Jonathan (1750-1815)  Patterson, Robert Maskell (1787-1854)  
Place written Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Theme War of 1812
Sub-collection The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1493-1859
Additional Information Robert M. Patterson was a professor of natural and experimental philosophy at the University of Pennsylvania. 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