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Collection Reference Number GLC06997.10
From Archive Folder War of 1812: Correspondence and documents on the war, POWs in Canada, behaviour of soldiers, conditions in New Orleans, laying the Tennessee state line and founding of Memphis City. Documents relate to James Winchester, his family and associates 
Title Return J. Meigs to James Winchester
Date 20 July 1804
Author Meigs, Return J., Jr. (1765-1824)  
Recipient Winchester, James  
Document Type Correspondence
Content Description Will forward militia claims that Winchester sends him to the Accountant of the War Department. Thank Winchester for "preventing the contemplated aggression on the Indian lands by the people you mention".
Subjects War of 1812  Military History  Global History and Civics  Foreign Affairs  Prisoner of War  Canada  Battle  American Indian History  
People Winchester, James (1752-1826)  Meigs, Return J., Jr. (1765-1824)  
Place written Southwest Point
Theme War of 1812; Foreign Affairs; Native Americans
Sub-collection The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1493-1859
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859