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Snell, C. R. (fl. 1813) to Jacob Bayley


Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02669.020 Author/Creator: Snell, C. R. (fl. 1813) Place Written: Poland, New York Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 8 February 1813 Pagination: 1 p. ; 16 x 18.2 cm.

Summary of Content: A letter from C. R. Snell to Jacob Bailey ordering him to notify the soldiers to meet Friday morning at 10:00 a.m. Snell writes Bailey's name Bayley. C. R. Snell and Robert Snell are believed to be the same person due to other letters in this collection.


Historical Era: The New Nation, 1783-1815

Subjects: Military MobilizationsMilitary PersonnelMilitary ServiceWar of 1812Orders

Sub Era: The Age of Jefferson & Madison

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