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Collection Reference Number GLC04267.01
From Archive Folder Documents Relating to 1811 
Title Robert W. Fox to James Monroe hoping to settle issues with Britain without a conflict
Date 8 November 1811
Author Fox, Robert W. (1754-1818)  
Recipient Monroe, James  
Document Type Correspondence
Content Description Fox, the American consul at Falmouth, writes to Secretary of State Monroe on foreign affairs as they pertained to maritime commerce in the year preceding the War of 1812, particular British enforcement of the orders in council. Offers condolence on the death of General Lyman. Discusses attempts to protect American ships and his hope that the differences between the United States and Britain will be resolved.
Subjects War of 1812  Government and Civics  Foreign Affairs  Merchants and Trade  Commerce  Death  Military History  Global History and Civics  Maritime  Navy  Impressment  Diplomacy  
People Fox, Robert W. (1754-1818)  Monroe, James (1758-1831)  
Place written Falmouth, England
Theme War of 1812; Foreign Affairs; Naval & Maritime; Merchants & Commerce
Sub-collection The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1493-1859
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859