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...York Continental Regiment on 1 January 1781 to head the New York militia and state troops being raised for the summer campaign. He was mayor of New York City from 1807 to 1811 and JM’s frequent correspondent during the War of 1812 (
...bearing royal commissions as British consul for the middle states and as commissary for commercial affairs throughout the U.S. Congress accepted his commission as consul, and he remained in Philadelphia in that capacity until the outbreak of the War of 1812 (Joanne L. Neel,
Possibly Reuben Chewning (or Chuning; also Chaning) of Louisa County, who worked as a carpenter and later served as a captain in the U.S. army during the War of 1812 (
Tunstall Quarles (ca. 1770–1855) was a Virginia-born Kentucky lawyer and politician who commanded a company of the state militia during the War of 1812 and served two terms in the U.S. House of Representatives, 1817–20.
The Republic’s Private Navy: The American Privateering Business As Practiced by Baltimore during the War of 1812
...Nov. 1803. He had been a member of the Maryland House of Delegates, 1785–86, 1788–90, and 1801–3. He was reelected governor in 1804, 1805, and 1811 and was a strong supporter of the War of 1812 (Sobel and Raimo,
...in the American Revolution, he practiced law in Newton, Massachusetts, where he was also a judge in the court of common pleas and a state senator. He was governor of Michigan Territory until the War of 1812, when he was made a brigadier general in command of the Army of the Northwest. He is perhaps best known for his surrender of Detroit in August 1812, which led to a court-martial...
...hostility this raised against him in Salem. He served as state senator in 1807–8 and 1821, and was elected lieutenant governor of Massachusetts on the Republican ticket in 1810 and 1811. He supported JM’s administration during the War of 1812, ran unsuccessfully for office in several other elections, and served as president of the Boston branch of the Bank of the United States (
Livingston, Francis Scott Key, Daniel Webster, and Henry Clay. During the War of 1812, he fought in the Battle of Bladensburg; in 1821 Monroe appointed him brigadier general of militia; eventually he became major general of the District of Columbia. He was a founding member of both the American Colonization Society and...
.... On 8 Oct. 1814 he wrote again and explained that he was having his former letter and the current one printed in New York lest his papers had been destroyed when the British burned Washington during the War of 1812 (“May it please your excellency, To receive my hearty and sincere congratulations on your reelection to the president-ship of the United States of America …” [New York,...