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I have recd. with your letter of the 8th. the first Vol: of Genl: Armstrong’s "notices of the War of 1812" and offer my thanks for the politeness to which I owe it.
...look as a father would took to his family and let ambition alone there would and is more Room to Heal than to Lascerate. I Digress. But one thing I Know that I fought for my Country in the War of 1812. I went from Louisville Kentucky But if such a partiality of measures will ultimately go on I say in
appointed him collector of the port of Burlington in 1813. After the War of 1812, Van Ness was selected as a member of the boundary commission established by the Treaty of Ghent to negotiate and fix the boundary between the United States and Canada. He was, successively, a member of the Vermont legislature...
Bernard Peyton (1792–1854), a Richmond commission merchant, was a veteran of the War of 1812, having served in the U.S. Army Twentieth Regiment of Infantry from March 1812 to June 1815. He rose to the rank of captain. In 1825 he was appointed adjutant general of Virginia. Peyton was also Richmond...
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, ibid., 13:235–37). His son, George C. Thompson (1778–1856), who served in the Kentucky militia during the War of 1812, was a member of the Kentucky legislature for many years, serving as speaker of the house, 1820–22 (Baltimore Index to War of 1812 Pension Files
John Howe Peyton (1778–1847), a 1797 graduate of the College of New Jersey, and veteran of the War of 1812, studied law with Bushrod Washington, and practiced first in Fredericksburg, and after 1808, in Staunton, Virginia. His first wife, Susan Madison, who he married in 1804, was the niece of Bishop James Madison. Peyton served...
...1781–1846), after his marriage to Mary Willis Lewis, lived for a time near Orange Court House but settled at Willis Hill, his plantation near Fredericksburg. He was a captain in the Twentieth Regiment of Infantry during the War of 1812. In 1825 Willis moved to Florida Territory, where he was appointed navy agent at Pensacola in 1832, a position he held until his resignation in 1836 (du Bellet,
’s administration and subscribed large loans for the Treasury Department during the War of 1812 (...merchant, banker, and shipowner who subscribed to loans amounting to two million dollars for the U.S. government during the War of 1812, and he was a director of the Second Bank of the United States. He built an impressive estate called Calverton on the outskirts of Baltimore but lost...
On the bankruptcy of her husband, David Meade Randolph, in 1808, Mary Randolph solicited an office for her son, William Beverley Randolph (1789–1868). After a stint in the U.S. Army during the War of 1812, Randolph secured an appointment to a clerkship in the Treasury Department. He later served as chief clerk of the department, 1836–68 (