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), in which JM recalled his “Talk” to “deputations from a number of tribes to the seat of Govt.” at the commencement of the War of 1812.
: RG 59, War of 1812 Papers, Misc. Letters Received concerning the Release of Prisoners.
...1779–1820) entered the navy in 1798 as a midshipman. He rose quickly through the ranks and for his efforts in the Tripolitan War was rewarded with a captain’s commission in 1804. Decatur’s major achievement during the War of 1812 was the capture of the
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: War of 1812 Manuscripts]).
, 2:367). The order of 5 Sept. 1812 notwithstanding, death penalty cases continued to come to JM’s attention throughout the War of 1812.
.... 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,...
59, War of 1812 Papers, Correspondence regarding Passports). In 59, War of 1812 Papers, Correspondence regarding Passports). In a 28 July 1814 letter to Monroe, Attorney General Richard Rush had given his opinion that under “An Act to prohibit the use of licenses or passes granted by the authority of...
59, War of 1812 Papers, Correspondence regarding Passports), conveying JM’s request that Taylor obtain permission from Admiral Sir John Borlase Warren for Lee, “in whose welfare the President takes much interest,” to travel to the West Indies; Lee to...