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Collection Reference Number GLC01896.003
From Archive Folder Letters and documents relating to the Jeffery/Woodlief families and naval matters 
Title Richard Jeffrey to Nancy Jeffery discussing current affairs and domestic issues
Date 8 September 1812
Author Jeffery, Richard (fl. 1810-1812)  
Recipient Jeffrey, Nancy  
Document Type Correspondence
Content Description Writing his wife about her inability to send letters, enclosing articles she asked for and knitting needles, good health of all friends and relations, arrival of militia and their poor health, capture of British frigate "Guerriere" by the USS "Constitution," travel to Carolina. This was the first significant victory of the War of 1812.
Subjects Militia  Military History  Travel  War of 1812  Health and Medical  Navy  Maritime  Women's History  Global History and Civics  Battle  
People Jeffery, Richard (fl. 1810-1812)  
Place written Norfolk, Virginia
Theme Women in American History; Children & Family; Health & Medicine; War of 1812; Naval & Maritime
Sub-collection The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1493-1859
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859