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Hodgdon, Silvanus (fl. 1813-1815) to Nathan Hodgdon

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC01450.705.01 Author/Creator: Hodgdon, Silvanus (fl. 1813-1815) Place Written: New London, Connecticut Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 21 June 1813 Pagination: 1 p. : address ; 30 x 18 cm.

Summary of Content: Informs his uncle that he has been aboard the frigate Macedonian for two months, which he reports is blockaded in by seven British ships. Asks him to send a letter to his mother and to give his love to friends and family. Also notes that his captain, Capt. Jones, is preparing for a meeting with a British captain.

People: Hodgdon, Silvanus, fl. 1813-1815
Hodgdon, Nathan, 1784-?

Historical Era: The New Nation, 1783-1815

Subjects: War of 1812NavyBlockadeMilitary HistoryGlobal History and US Foreign PolicyGlobal History and US Foreign PolicySoldier's LetterMaritime

Sub Era: The Age of Jefferson & Madison

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