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Guide to the William Eustis Letter, 1812, June 6, War Department, [Washington, D.C.] to Joseph Anderson

Summary

ALS. Details efforts to increase the size of the army and to improve the efficiency of the military organization in preparation for a war with Great Britain. He also transcribes a copy of a letter received from Alexander Smyth, on recruiting measures.

Collection Details

Collection Number
RL.10447
Title
William Eustis letter, War Department, [Washington, D.C.] to Joseph Anderson
Date
1812, June 6
Creator
Eustis, William, 1753-1825
Extent
1 items
Repository
David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library
Language
Materials in English

Collection Overview

ALS. Details efforts to increase the size of the army and to improve the efficiency of the military organization in preparation for a war with Great Britain. He also transcribes a copy of a letter received from Alexander Smyth, on recruiting measures.

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William Eustis Letter, 1812, June 6, War Department, [Washington, D.C.] to Joseph Anderson, David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University.

Historical Note

Army physician, politician and diplomat.


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Provenance

Source unknown

Processing Information

Processed by: Rubenstein Staff

Finding aid derived from MARC record using DukeMARC2EAD-HOMproject.xsl, December 2014

Other Notes

General note

Forms part of the Trent Manuscripts Collection.