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Collection Reference Number GLC07341
From Archive Folder Documents Relating to 1813 
Title Thomas B. Robertson to Fulwar Skipwith discussing the Spanish threat and the disastrous northern campaign in the War of 1812
Date 20 December 1813
Author Robertson, Thomas B. (1779-1828)  
Recipient Skipwith, Fulwar  
Document Type Correspondence
Content Description Discusses the Spanish threat and the disastrous northern campaign in the War of 1812. Also comments on generals James Wilkinson and Wade Hampton in the aftermath of their failed attempt to attack Montreal. Notes that congress has approved an export embargo (passed 9 December 1813) and speculates on its potential effects. Robertson was a Louisiana congressman. Skipwith was the governor of the province of West Florida.
Subjects War of 1812  Military History  Global History and Civics  Foreign Affairs  Canada  Embargo  Merchants and Trade  Commerce  Congress  Government and Civics  
People Robertson, Thomas Bolling (1779-1828)  Skipwith, Fulwar (1765-1839)  Wilkinson, James (1757-1825)  Hampton, Wade (1752-1835)  
Place written Washington, D.C.
Theme Government & Politics; Merchants & Commerce; Foreign Affairs; War of 1812
Sub-collection The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1493-1859
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859