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Collection Reference Number GLC03925
From Archive Folder Documents Relating to 1813 
Title William Henry Harrison to Robert Brent begging him to pay the troops
Date 31 October 1813
Author Harrison, William Henry (1773-1841)  
Recipient Brent, Robert  
Document Type Correspondence; Military document
Content Description Pleas with Brent to pay his troops. Explains the troops' destitute situation and his fears that they may be left without pay throughout the winter. Also discusses the location and plans of various army regiments. Brent was the Army's Paymaster General. Written shortly after the U.S. victory at the Battle of the Thames.
Subjects War of 1812  Military History  Soldier's Pay  Canada  Military Camp  Global History and Civics  Foreign Affairs  
People Harrison, William Henry (1773-1841)  Brent, Robert (1764-1819)  
Place written Fort George, Ontario, Canada
Theme Government & Politics; War of 1812; Foreign Affairs
Sub-collection The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1493-1859
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859