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Monroe, James (1758-1831) To: Thomas Miller

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC07980 Author/Creator: Monroe, James (1758-1831) Place Written: s.l. Type: Letter signed Date: 1815/02/14 Pagination: 1 p. 24.9 cm x 20.2 cm

Summary of Content: Fowarding copy of the Treaty of Ghent to the Northern front: "Hostilities may immediately cease between our troops and those of Great Britian"

People: Monroe, James, 1758-1831
Miller, Thomas, 1806-1873

Historical Era: National Expansion and Reform, 1815-1860

Subjects: PresidentTreatyMilitary HistoryWar of 1812Global History and CivicsForeign Affairs

Sub Era: The Age of Jefferson & Madison

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