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I am Old enough to remember the War of 1745, and its end—the War of 1755—and its close—the War of 1775, and its termination—the War of 1812, and its Pacification. every one of these Wars has been followed by a general distress Embarrassments on Commerce distruction of Manufactures, fall of the Price of Produce and of Lands similar to these we feel at the present...
...(ca. 1792–1820), son of Charles Carroll of Belle Vue in Maryland, served as Henry Clay’s secretary during the Anglo-American negotiations at Ghent and carried to Washington the peace treaty that ended the War of 1812. In 1818 President James Monroe appointed Charles Carroll to be land register for Howard County, Missouri Territory, and it was there that Henry Carroll was murdered in...
Thomas Loraine McKenney (1785–1859) of Maryland, a veteran of the War of 1812, was appointed by JM superintendent of the Indian trade in 1816 and served until 1822. McKenney edited a newspaper, the
...school societies. He was an early supporter of the University of Virginia and served on its board of visitors from 1819 to 1852. David Watson, a 1797 graduate of the College of William and Mary and veteran of the War of 1812, was a lawyer who represented Louisa County in the Virginia General Assembly (Malcolm H. Harris,
William Bainbridge (1774–1833) was a U.S. naval officer who saw service in the Quasi-War, the war against the Barbary states, and the War of 1812.
...he practiced law and launched a political career in which his anti-tariff and nullification views eventually propelled him to the U.S. Senate, 1833–42. His uncle, James Patton Preston (1774–1843), a veteran of the War of 1812 who was severely wounded at the Battle of Chrysler’s Farm, served as governor of Virginia from 1816 to 1819 (
...American Revolution, signing the Declaration of Independence and serving in the Continental Congress, 1776–78. A lifelong Federalist, Carroll supported the U.S. Constitution, represented Maryland in the U.S. Senate, 1789–92, and opposed the War of 1812.
Winfield Scott (1786–1866) entered the U.S. Army in 1808 as a captain and fought with such distinction in the War of 1812 that he was promoted to major general. In 1815 he went to Europe to study military methods, returning to New York City in 1816. His subsequent career included command of the U.S. Army, the successful conduct......with France, the war with Tripoli, and the War of 1812. In the...
...Richard Bland Lee (1761–1827) was a Federalist congressman from Virginia, 1789–95. In 1815 he moved from his plantation, Sully, to Washington and in 1816, JM appointed him commissioner of claims for property destroyed in the War of 1812. He became judge of the Orphans’ Court in the District of Columbia in 1819 and held that post until his death.
...several thousand acres near Watertown in 1799. In 1809 he began what was to become a distinguished military career when he was appointed to command a militia regiment. At the outbreak of the War of 1812, he was a brigadier general of the New York militia, in which capacity he organized the successful defense of Sackets Harbor in 1813. Commissioned brigadier general in the U.S. Army in...